About this object

Shabti of Tent-shed(et)-anket, Lady of the House and Chantress of Amun. Painted detail of two hoes and a basket, and an inscription. Turquoise blue glaze faience. Record Card states 'Faience slightly deteriorated'.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes: Ramesseum
  • Date made
    Dynasty 22 (945 BC - 715 BC)
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Transferred from Gilstrap Public Library and Municipal Museum, 1952
  • Collector
    British School of Archaeology in Egypt
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Thebes: Ramesseum
  • Date collected
    1911 - 1913
  • Measurements
    114 mm x 39 cm x 34 cm; 4 1/2 in x 15 3/8 in x 13 3/8 in
  • Note
    Old label from Gilstrap Museum reads: "Figures from the tombs of Ankhi en Ast [52.55.126] and Thent Sheda who were both singers of the god Amen. A singer or singing woman was one of the priestesses of the god". The Gilstrap collection was formed by Miss Gilstrap, who contributed funds to the British School of Archaeology in Egypt between 1900 and 1910. She was given a share of the excavated finds in return for the funding she provided.
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