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Shabti, between 1070 and 712 BCE

  • Egyptian

Faience with gray-green glaze and black-red pigment

  • Overall: 4 1/2 × 2 1/2 × 1 1/8 inches (11.4 × 6.4 × 2.9 cm)

Gift of The Egypt Exploration Society, 1900-1902

1990.327

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Pigment
  • Glaze
  • Ceramic
  • Faience
  • Hoes
  • Figure (representation)
  • Shabti
  • Xxist dynasty
  • Xxiind dynasty
  • Abydos

Inscribed: P3-hm-ntr [translated: Pa hen neter, Divine Father of Amun and Khonsu] (diacritical marks omitted; hieroglyphics for deceased's name, painted in black)

from cemetary D, Tomb 32 (Abydos, Egypt)

1900-1902, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund

1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Randall-Maciver & Mace. p. 99 - tomb 32, pl. LVIII, no. 57. Ranke, I, 115, 16. [for transliteration of owner name]

Egyptian, Shabti, between 1070 and 712 BCE, faience with gray-green glaze and black-red pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of The Egypt Exploration Society, 1900-1902, 1990.327.