Maker Egyptian
Title
  • Shabti
Date between 380 and 343 BCE
Medium Faience, light blue, purple and glaze
Dimensions Overall: 4 × 1 1/4 × 7/8 inches (10.2 × 3.2 × 2.2 cm)
Including base: 4 13/16 × 1 7/16 × 1 1/2 inches (12.2 × 3.7 × 3.8 cm)
Credit Line Gift of The Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900-1902
Accession Number 1990.311
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Egyptian: Preparing for the Afterlife, Level 1 (see map)
from cemetery G, tomb 50, west chamber (Abydos, Egypt);
1900-1902, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Petrie, Abydos I, pp. 37-39, pl. LXXIX & LXXX.

Petrie, Shabtis, pl. XXII - no. 643-644, 649, pl. XLV - no. 644 & 649.

Aubert, pp. 265-266, 282.

Ranke, I, 123, I- P3-di-wsir (diacritical marks omitted).