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Shawabti

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Object Number:
E12615A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Deir El-Medina
Period:
Nineteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made:
1292-1190 BC
Early Date:
-1292
Late Date:
-1190
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Gesso
Technique:
Painted
Iconography:
Woman
Maya
Description:
Painted wooden shabti inscribed: Of the Lady Maya. The figure is mummiform and brightly painted. She wears a long heavy wig and an elaborate broad collar. There are nine lines of inscription on the front of the figure. The glyphs are painted black on a yellow background and the lines separating the text are red. A basket is on her back. In each hand, she holds an object, perhaps an amulet.
Height:
24cm
Width:
5.6cm
Depth:
4cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Dillwyn Parrish
Other Number:
DP 235   -   Field No SF

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: 35
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 252-255
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[Book] Capel, Anne K. & Markoe, Glen. Mistress of the House Mistress of the Heaven Women in Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 151-52
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