About this object

Shabti in everyday clothing or a statuette. Wearing large kilt with hands placed at the front. Painted black which is now flaking off. Damaged in places.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1186 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Wood
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Joseph Mayer
  • Collector
    Joseph Sams
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1850
  • Measurements
    189 mm x 57 mm x 43 mm
  • Related people
    Joseph Mayer ( Collector, previous owner); Joseph Sams ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Joseph Sams

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1850
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
  • Joseph Mayer

    Owned from: 1850
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1867
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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