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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Shabti
Date Made:1069-715 BCE (Dynasties 21-24)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Clay, formed in mold; slip
Place Made:Africa; Asia; Egypt
Measurements:overall: 2 5/8 x 7/8 x 5/8 in.; 6.6675 x 2.2225 x 1.5875 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.6.4.A.K
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Mummiform figure of reddish-pink terracotta, coated with matte turquoise slip. Arms crossed, right over left. Flat back, with ridges of maker's fingerprints visible.

Tags:
ancient; archaeology; tombs; deaths; afterlife; religion; rituals; ceremonies; sculpture; agriculture

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