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Shabti, between 1070 and 712 BCE

  • Egyptian

Faience with light green glaze and black and purple pigment

  • Overall: 5 1/8 × 1 7/8 × 1 1/2 inches (13 × 4.8 × 3.8 cm)

Gift of The Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900-1902

1990.331

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Pigment
  • Rope
  • Glaze
  • Ceramic
  • Faience
  • Hoe
  • Figure (representation)
  • Basket
  • Shabti
  • Xxist dynasty
  • Xxiind dynasty
  • Abydos

Inscribed: Tn-t-imn (diacritical marks omitted; hieroglyphics for deceased's name, painted in black)

from cemetery D, tomb 14 E (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. 98 tomb 32; pl. LX no. 162.

Egyptian, Shabti, between 1070 and 712 BCE, faience with light green glaze and black and purple pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of The Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900-1902, 1990.331.