About this object

Blue glazed faience shabti with details in black. Wearing a tripartite wig with seshed-headband, knotted at the back. Arms are crossed over the chest, each hand holding a hoe. A basket held by two strings hangs against the back. A vertical column of hieroglyphic text within a border reads: "The Osiris, the priest of Amun, Horakhbit ". Same type as M14020.

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 664 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Mayer
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    19th Century early - 19th Century mid
  • Measurements
    107 mm x 41 mm x 46 mm
  • Note
    Chipped in places and surface crack along the waist.
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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