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Accession_Number E.23.55
adlib_title Egyptian shabti
Shape Shabti
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Light green in colour, arms crossed, details painted in black: eyes, the shoulders ('A' shapes), a basket indicating a worker on the back of the right shoulder, an inscription vertically down/up the front of the body.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete, the glaze is gone leaving a rough surgace, a large amount of the green pigment is missing and some details from the mouth, also the inscription is incomplete.
Technique/Style
Provenance Abydos
Period New Kingdom: 19 dynasty
Date 1296-1187
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0980.jpg
2002.98.0980.jpg
Front view of a light green Shabti figure.
Comparanda
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Beazley_DB
Height 7.5
Diameters 2.7 at widest point (elbow to elbow)
Handle_height
Other_dims.
Location Death
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 25.09.2002; 06.01.2006
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