About this object

Uninscribed wooden shabti. Crudely carved and rough resin surface. Front of feet broken off. Purchased at Sotheby's auction house, 12 November 1928, lot 219, the collection of C. J. Tabor; recorded as being previously part of the Revd. William MacGregor collection

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1295 BC - 1069 BC about
  • Materials
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Trustees of the Wellcome Collection
  • Collector
    William MacGregor
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1922 before
  • Measurements
    244 mm x 87 mm x 52 mm
  • Related people
    William MacGregor ( Collector, previous owner); C J Tabor ( Previous owner); Wellcome Historical Medical Museum ( Previous owner); Henry Solomon Wellcome ( Previous owner)


Previous owners

  • Wellcome Historical Medical Museum

    Owned from: 1928-11-12
    How acquired: From Henry Solomon Wellcome
    Owned until: 1971
    Disposal method: Donation
  • Henry Solomon Wellcome

    Owned from: 1928-11-12
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1936-06-25
    Disposal method: Donation
  • C J Tabor

    Owned from: 1922
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1928-11-12
    Disposal method: Sold
  • William MacGregor

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Not recorded
    Owned until: 1922
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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