Shabti, no date

  • Egyptian

Faience with green glaze

  • Framed: Overall (shabti): 4 3/8 × 1 1/4 × 3/4 inches (11.1 × 3.2 × 1.9 cm) Mount (base): 3/4 × 2 × 7/8 inches (1.9 × 5.1 × 2.2 cm) Including base: 5 1/4 × 2 1/2 × 7/8 inches (13.3 × 6.4 × 2.2 cm)

Gift of Frederick Stearns

90.1S11816.1

On View

  • Egyptian: Preparing for the Afterlife

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Rope
  • Glaze
  • Ceramic
  • Faience
  • Hoes
  • Figure (representation)
  • Basket
  • Shabti
  • Xxvth dynasty
  • Xxxth dynasty
  • Egypt

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Marked, black ink, right, on side: 11816

Inscribed, name in hieroglyphs: [translated: 'Ipy, Steward, King's Acquaintance]

Provenance

Frederick Stearns [1831-1907] (Detroit, Michigan, USA); 1890-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Egyptian, Shabti, no date, faience with green glaze. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Frederick Stearns, 90.1S11816.1.