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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Shabti
Date Made:535-343 BCE (Dynasties 27-30)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Egyptian faience, formed in mold
Place Made:Africa; Asia; Egypt
Measurements:overall: 3 3/4 x 1 x 3/4 in.; 9.525 x 2.54 x 1.905 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.8.6.A.K
Credit Line:Gift of Professor Louise Fitz Randolph
Museum Collection:  Mount Holyoke College Art Museum
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Description:
Bearded mummiform figure of dark turquoise green. Facial features indicated, including protruding eyeballs. Long lower body with sides tapering from below elbows to ankles. Exposed hands hold implements: hoe and cord for seed bag on proper left; hoe on right. Seed bag shown on back of left shoulder. Has back pillar, base. Horizontal line marks bottom of wig on back.

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

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