Shabti



Accession Number
W1315
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Shabtis case
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Shabti
Period
Third Intermediate Period
Dynasty
Twenty-second Dynasty
Material
Faience
Measurements
Height: 95mm | Width: 30mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A mummiform shabti of the Divine Adoratrice Kedmerut, dating to the Twenty-second Dynasty. It is made of pale blue faience with traces of hieroglyphs and other features in black paint (front and reverse). Broken uraeus features on its brow. Kedmerut was the Twenty- third Divine Adoratrice, therefore the object to around 825-777 BCE. It was donated by the British Museum.

Bibliography

Griffin, Kenneth 2017. The ushabtis of the Divine Adoratrice Qedmerut. In Lurson, Benoît (ed.), De la mère du roi à l'épouse du dieu: première synthèse des résultats des fouilles du temple de Touy et de la tombe de Karomama / Von der Königsmutter zur Gottesgemahlin: erste Synthese der Ausgrabungsergebnisse des Tempels von Tuja und des Grabes von Karomama, 145-155. Bruxelles: Safran.

Inscription

wsi͗r nb<t> tꜣwy dwꜣt-nṯr ḳd-mrt The Osiris, Mistress of the Two Lands, the Divine Adoratrice, Kedmerut

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Personal Name
Kedmerut (ḳd-mrt)
Last modified: 01 Nov 2020

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