Ushabti / Faience

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Record Details

Object Identifier
1971.02.0169
Object Name
Ushabti
Object Type
Shabti
Materials
Faience
Length
4
Width
5.5
Height
16.5
Weight
203g
Completeness
968
Pierced
161
Inscribed
161
Full Artifact Description
Faience ushabti with painted details and an inscription. This ushabti and 1971.02.0170, were made for the burial of Pinudjem, a high priest of Amun. The text on each is from chapter six of the Book of the Dead, and translates as follows:
"Illumintating the High Priest of Amun, Pinudjem, true of voice. May he say: O this ushabti! If the late Pinudjem is assigned any work that is to be done in the god's domain—to make the fields grow, to irrigate the banks, to carry sand from the east to the west—you will say 'I am here'"
Subjects
Pinudjem II
Earliest Date
1070 BCE
Latest Date
950 BCE
Verbatim Date
ca 968 BC
Verbatim Provenance
Egypt
Countermark
161
Exhibition Title
Case 13 - Temple
Exhibition Curator
Wilfong, Terry
Publication Title
Passionate Curiosities: Tales of Collectors & Collections from the Kelsey Museum
Publication Author
Talalay, Lauren E.; Cool, Margaret Root
Publication Year
2015
Type Category
30

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Image Size
1058 x 1502
File Size
95 KB
Record
1971.02.0169
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1971.02.0169/1971_02_0169p03.tif

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"Ushabti; Faience." In the digital collection Kelsey Museum of Archaeology Art & Artifact Collection. https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-1971.02.0169/1971_02_0169p03.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed June 17, 2024.
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