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Shabti from the Tomb of Nespekashuty

Period:
Late Period, Saite
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Reign:
reign of Psamtik I
Date:
664–610 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb of Nespekashuty (TT 312, MMA 509)
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H. 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of Irma B. Wilkinson, in memory of Charles K. Wilkinson, 1987
Accession Number:
1987.73.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 127
Thought to be originally from MMA excavations before 1936. Donated by Irma B. Wilkinson, 1987.

Aston, David 2009. Burial Assemblages of Dynasty 21–25: Chronology – Typology – Developments. Contributions to the chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean, vol. 21, Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie, 56. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, p. 172.

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