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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Shabti of Bakenkhonsu
Date Made:1069-715 BCE (Dynasties 21-24)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Faience, formed in mold; paint
Place Made:Africa; Asia; Egypt
Measurements:overall: 4 1/8 x 1 5/8 x 1 in.; 10.4775 x 4.1275 x 2.54 cm
Narrative Inscription:  Text column below chin: "The Osiris, the God's father of Amun, Bakenkhonsu, justified." "The Osiris" became a standard epithet for a deceased person, who was assimilated to the god for the afterlife; "God's father of Amun" is a high-ranking priestly title; "Bakenkhonsu" is a name meaning "Servant of [the god] Khonsu"; and "justified" is a common honorific designation of a deceased person.
Accession Number:  MH 1910.7.4.A.K
Credit Line:Gift of the Egypt Exploration Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Mummiform figure of pale greenish white Faience. Arms crossed, left over right. Elbows protrude; upper arms parallel; flat back. Black paint for eyes, brows, two hoes (left one barely visible), headband with streamers, text column below chin. Text is poorly visible but legible with help of other examples from this group. (See inscription field for details.) Rectangular seed bag on back, slung from faintly visible diagonal straps. Bag cross-hatched. Companion to MH 1910.7.1-3.A.K; MH 1910.7.5-7.A.K.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; tombs; deaths; afterlife; religion; rituals; ceremonies; sculpture; agriculture

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