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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:Egyptian
Title:Shabti
Date Made:1069-715 BCE (Dynasties 21-24)
Type:Sculpture
Materials:Faience, formed in mold
Place Made:Egypt
Measurements:overall: 2 x 5/8 x 1/2 in.; 5.08 x 1.5875 x 1.27 cm
Accession Number:  MH 1910.6.12.A.K
Credit Line:Purchase with Acquisition Fund
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Description:
Figure wearing kilt (dress of the living). Turquoise color. Left arm bent, right arm at side. Back has double-set back, with indentations at base of wig and torso.

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

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