Maker Egyptian
  • Shabti
Date between 1307 and 1196 BCE
Medium faience, blue glaze, and black pigment
Dimensions Overall: 6 7/8 × 2 7/8 × 1 3/4 inches (17.5 × 7.3 × 4.4 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. William S. Conant
Accession Number 21.4.1
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Egyptian: Preparing for the Afterlife, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed, in black paint, hieroglyphics of deceased's name, diacritical marks omitted: [translated: Ns-'nh-f-n-t3, priest of Amun]
1900, excavated from Cemetery D, Tomb 11 (Abydos, Egypt) by Egypt Exploration Fund;
by November 16, 1913, George R. Wendling, Honorary Secretary of the EEF for Virginia;
by descent to his daughter, Mrs. William S. Conant;
1921-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Randall-Maciver & Mace. pl. LIX, no. 87, tomb 11.