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25th - 26th Dynasties, circa 680 – 650BC
Size: 9.5cm high, 6cm wide, 3cm deep – 3¾ ins high, 2¼ ins wide, 1¼ ins deep
13cm high – 5 ins high (including stand)
Ex English collection
Apart from naming its owner and providing her office, the four surviving rows of text contain the beginning of the Late Period version of Chapter 6 of the Book of the Dead, which is the so called Ushabti formula. Other Ushabti of Di-aset-Hebsed were excavated from Tomb 4 at Medinet Habu, and in material and iconography this figurine is typical of those produced at Thebes for the highest ranking priestesses during the Kushite period.