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ID number:  ECM 366
Named collection:  The Eton Myers Collection
Title / Object name:  Shabti
Object type:  Shabti
Culture:  Egyptian
Collector:  Myers, William Joseph
Materials:  Wood
Measurements:  overall: 23.35 cm x 6.90 cm x 4.92 cm (H x W x D)
Provenance:  Unknown
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Crudely carved mummiform shabti, of wood and originally with black resin covering. Tripartite wig, hands crossed on chest

Inscriptions / Translations:  Uninscribed

Bibliography:  H. D. Schneider, ‘Shabtis. An introduction to the History of Ancient Egyptian Funerary Statuettes with a Catalogue of the Collection of Shabtis in the National Museum of Antiquities at Leiden’, 3 vols., Leiden 1977.

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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