Shabti



Accession Number
W1312
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Shabtis case
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Shabti
Period
Late Period
Dynasty
Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Material
Faience
Provenance
Egypt, Saqqara
Measurements
Height: 175mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A Late Period mummiform shabti. It is made of white faience with traces of green glaze. There are eight lines of hieroglyphs down the back and front. The feet have been broken off and glued back on, and traces of brown glue are present on the base. The owner is Ankhwahibresaneith. His tomb was was located at the site of the monastery of Apa Jeremias at Saqqara.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 148] In unpublished MA Thesis by Lloyd-Edwards, 1983, University of Wales, Swansea.