Reproduction of Shabti, It Referti


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Artifact Identification Reproduction of Shabti, It Referti   (1926.02.0256)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Middle Kingdom–Second Intermediate, 1680–1350 BCE
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 20.1 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.8 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 4.3 cm
Weight 349 g
Measuring Remarks Width was measured across the elbows.
Materials Ceramic--Terracotta, Pigment--Paint
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Painting
Munsell Color Information White (9.5/) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Statuette of It Referti which represented her ability to accompany her husband into the afterlife. The hieroglyphic inscription identifies the woman and relates special prayers.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. Stewart, H.M. 1995 Egyptian Shabtis. Shire Egyptology Series 23, pp. 8-57. (Photocopy in museum files).

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction Yes
Reproduction Information N/A

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