Shabti



Accession Number
WK29
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Pottery case
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Shabti
Period
Third Intermediate Period
Material
Pottery
Measurements
Height: 80mm | Width: 25mm | Depth: 16mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A pottery overseer shabti that is painted light blue. The shabti holds a whip in its right hand, while its left hangs by his side. He wears a short wig and is dressed in a kilt with projecting apron of daily life. The paint has been lost in places. Stylistically, the shabti dates to the Third Intermediate Period. It is part of the Woking Collection, which arrived to the Egypt Centre on long-term loan from Woking College in 2012 (Engel 2020).

Bibliography

Engel, Dulcie (2020) The Woking Loan: a collection within a collection at the Egypt Centre. Available at: https://www.egypt.swan.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/WOKING-LOAN.pdf

Other Identity
S.31 (number on a white circular sticker on the back)
Previous Owner
Woking College
Acquisition
Long-term loan, Woking College (31 May 2012)
Last modified: 21 Feb 2021

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