Maker Egyptian
Title
  • Shabti of Hor-wedja
Date between 663 and 525 BCE
Medium faience with light green glaze
Dimensions Overall: 8 1/16 × 2 1/8 × 1 1/2 inches (20.5 × 5.4 × 3.8 cm)
Mount: 1/2 × 2 7/8 × 2 7/8 inches (1.3 × 7.3 × 7.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jacobs
Accession Number 81.918
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Egyptian: Preparing for the Afterlife, Level 1 (see map)
excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie (Hawara, Fayum, Egypt).
Mr. and Mrs. Earl Jacobs;
1982-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Petrie, W. M. F. Kahun, Gurob and Hawara. London, 1890, p. 9.

Aubert, J. F. and L. Aubert. Statuettes Egyptiennes: Chaouabtis, Ouchebtis. Paris, 1973, pp. 253, 297.