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ID number:  ECM 395
Named collection:  The Eton Myers Collection
Title / Object name:  Shabti
Object type:  Shabti
Culture:  Egyptian
Collector:  Myers, William Joseph
Materials:  Faience
Provenance:  Unknown
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Overseer shabti, bright blue faience, duplex wig, eyes, whip and vertical column of hieroglyphs down front of kilt in black

Inscriptions / Translations:  Inscribed

Bibliography:  Reeves, N. (ed.) 2008. Egyptian Art at Eton College and Durham University: Catalogue of a loan exhibition to Japan, 24 February-30 November 2008. With contributions from C. Barclay, T. Hardwick, S. Quirke, N. Reeves, J. Ruffle,
H. Schneider, and S. Spurr (Page 148, Entry No. 199).

For background on shabtis, see, for instance, J. H. Taylor, ‘Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt’, London 2001, 112-135.

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Myers, William Joseph
British
1858-08
1899-10-30
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