Shabti

Production date
664 BCE-339 BCE
Country
Egypt
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Description
An Egyptian shabti figure of an official of the Pharaoh. Large figure with well preserved details and a nine line text. Glazed a mid-turquoise blue. The implements held in the hands, the wig and face are clear in detail, as is the inscription, apart from a few lines. The glaze is slightly discolored in parts.
Classification
CH classification ARCHAEOLOGY Egyptian figure
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Measurements
H244mm x W65mm x D65mm
Media/Materials description
Faience, glaze, mould made
Signature/Marks
incised
History and use
This glazed composition shabti is a representative funerary figurine of the period, being moulded and with apple green glaze.
Registration number
E40224

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