About this object

Blue glazed shabti with the wig and beard are glazed black. The arms are crossed on the chest, and the hands hold a pair of hoes faintly indicated in shallow relief. This is one of the 333 uninscribed shabtis (only 37 were inscribed) from Iset–em–Khebit's tomb excavated Mace during excavations at Abydos in the 1899–1900 season. Iset–em–Khebit was the daughter of the 25th Dynasty Kushite king Shabaka.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Religion
  • Culture
    Late Period
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 3, Ancient Egypt Gallery
  • Acquisition
    Gift of the Committee of the Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900
  • Collector
    Egypt Exploration Society
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Abydos
  • Date collected
    1900
  • Measurements
    82 mm x 23 mm x 15 mm
  • Related people
    Egypt Exploration Society (Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • Egypt Exploration Society

    Owned from: 1899
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1900
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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