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Ushabti of Nakht
  • CollectionEgypt
  • Inventory numberE.00409
  • Object nameUshabti
  • TitleUshabti of Nakht
  • CultureEgyptian
  • GeographyPlace of discovery:AbydosGeographical Reference > Africa > North Africa > Egypt > Upper Egypt (region) > Sohag (governorate)
    Place of production:EgyptGeographical Reference > Africa > North Africa
  • Date2064 BC - 1797 BC
  • Period12th dynasty(Egypt > Middle Kingdom)
  • MaterialLimestoneMaterial > Stone
  • DimensionsH x La x P: 23 cm, 7,3 cm
  • LocationOn display
  • OwnerMusées royaux d'art et d'histoire / Koninklijke Musea voor Kunst en Geschiedenis
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This limestone shabti belongs to Nakht, the overseer of the gang, son of Djadja-em-ankh. It was was found in his sarcophagus (E.00408), in a tomb in Abydos. The statuette represents the deceased wrapped in a cloth, and has a hieratic inscription on the front, containing the name and titles of the deceased.

Excavation: Garstang 1899-1900