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Accession_Number E.23.53
adlib_title Egyptian shabti
Shape Shabti
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Originally green in colour although little remains. The shabti is decorated in black pigment the details being a hieroglyph inscription up/down the legs, a crook, a basket (both denoting work and being'held' by the figure) and some kind of head decoration.
Inscriptions
Condition Complete but the feet have been reattatched, the crack is evident. Most if the glaze is gone, as has most of the green colour. The hieroglyphs are incomplete as are most of the other black details.
Technique/Style
Provenance Abydos
Period New Kingdom / 3rd Intermediate Period
Date 1295-712
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0063.jpg
2002.98.0063.jpg
View of underside of Egyptian Shabti figure.
2002.98.0064.jpg
2002.98.0064.jpg
View of Egyptian Shabti Figure shown from above.
2002.98.0233.jpg
2002.98.0233.jpg
Above view of Egyption Shabti.
2002.98.0234.jpg
2002.98.0234.jpg
Back view of Shabti figurine.
Comparanda
Bibliography
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Beazley_DB
Height 11.8
Diameters 4.1 at widest point (elbow to elbow)
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location 11.1.13
Edited_by Leigh; Jayne; Jayne
Date_edited 26/9/02; 22.03.2017; 30.05.2018
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