domingo, 17 de enero de 2016

shabti

SHABTI
faience
A blue glazed faience shabti. The long wig, facial features, necklace and bracelets are all outlined in black paint. A hoe, pick and basket are shown over the shoulders at the back and there is a water jar over the right shoulder. An inscription in black hieroglyphs gives the text from the 6th chapter of the Book of the Dead.
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19TH DYNASTY /20th
From the private collection belonging to Joseph Mayer and given to the museum in 1867. See for more information object M13519, Object's History.
Piotr Bienkowski and Angela Tooley, "Gifts of The Nile: Ancient Egyptian Arts and Crafts in the Liverpool Museum", 1995, 77; pl. 121.
H.M Stewart; "Egyptian Shabtis", (1995).
LIVERPOOL MUSEUM
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