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Artifact Identification Shabti   (1954.04.0017B)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Ptolemaic, 305 – 30 BCE
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 2.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 1.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 0.8 cm
Weight 2 g
Measuring Remarks Second largest dimension is measurement from back to front along length of foot.
Materials Glass--Faience
Manufacturing Processes Cast, Firing
Munsell Color Information pale blue (7.5 b 7/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Stewart, H.M. 1995 Egyptian Shabtis. Shire Egyptology Series 23, pp. 8-57. (Photocopy in museum files). (photocopy in museum files) Vassilika 1995 Egyptian Art. Cambridge Univ Press, p. 70 (Photocopy in museum files). Divisions for region taken from: Baines & Málek 1980 Atlas of Ancient Egypt. Oxford: Phaidon.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Courtesy of J. S. Kingsley
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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