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Accession_Number E.23.57
adlib_title Egyptian shabti
Shape Shabti
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Light green in colour. Black pigment gives the details of the eyes, the shoulders ('A' shapes). a basket on the back of the right shoulder indicates that this represents a workman.
Inscriptions An inscription runs along the centre of the body.
Condition Intact and complete, most of the glaze and a large portion of the green pigment is gone. The are several large cracks on the body underneath the head. A large amount of detail is missing particularly the inscription and the shoulder decoration.
Technique/Style
Provenance Abydos
Period New Kingdom: 19 dynasty
Date 1295-1187
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2002.98.0979.jpg
2002.98.0979.jpg
Front view of a light green Shabti figure.
Comparanda
Bibliography
Archive_Ref
Beazley_DB
Height 7.9
Diameters
Handle_height
Other_dims. Max. W. 2.7
Location Death
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 25.09.2002; 06.01.2006
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