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Shabti

Shabti

  • Place of origin:

    Egypt (made)
    Gurob (found)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Glazed ware

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

  • Museum number:

    1309-1904

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Glazed composition shabti of Kha-em-Waset; the glaze, once blue, has faded to white. Facial features, decoration and an inscription are painted in manganese under the glaze. The figure has a black tripartite wig, bracelet and series of six necklaces, and holds a hoe, mattock, and a net bag slung over the left shoulder. An inscription naming the deceased runs vertically down the centre-front of the figure, bordered on either side.

Place of Origin

Egypt (made)
Gurob (found)

Materials and Techniques

Glazed ware

Marks and inscriptions

Name of the deceased
sHD Wsir xa-m-wAs.t mAa-xrw
The illuminated, the Osiris, Kha-em-Waset.

Object history note

Found at Gurob, 1903-4 excavation season.

Descriptive line

Glazed composition shabti of Kha-em-waset, Gurob, Egypt.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

L. Loat, Gurob, British School of Archaeology in Egypt and Egyptian Research Account 10 (London: Bernard Quaritch, 1905): 7, Pl. 5.12.

Collection

Ceramics Collection

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