About this object

Mummiform shabti wearing a tripartite wig with a seshed headband tied at the back being added in black. The eyes are added in black. The arms are held crossed on the chest, and the hands hold a pair of hoes modelled in relief, and painted black. A basket is painted on the back. Mould made from pottery with a light blue paint and details in black. Recorded as from being from the excavations of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt at either the Ramesseum or Abydos.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    945 BC - 715 BC (Dynasty 22)
  • Materials
    Pottery
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Transferred from Gilstrap Public Library and Municipal Museum, 1952
  • Collector
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1910 before
  • Measurements
    79 mm x 30 mm x 29 mm
  • Related people
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Collector, previous owner); Josephine Elizabeth Gilstrap (Previous owner); Newark Museum (Previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Newark Museum

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Donation
    Owned until: 1952
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Josephine Elizabeth Gilstrap

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Donation
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Donation
  • British School of Archaeology in Egypt

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Excavated
    Owned until: Unknown or unrecorded
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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