Shabti



Accession Number
WK18
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Woodwork case
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Shabti
Period
New Kingdom
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 195mm | Width: 54mm | Depth: 33mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A crudely carved wooden mummiform shabti, which dates to the New Kingdom. The figure wears a tripartite wig, and traces of white gesso remain on the object. 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.3 (written on a white circular sticker on the back of the object)
Previous Owner
Woking College
Acquisition
Long-term loan, Woking College (31 May 2012)
Last modified: 21 Feb 2021

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