Shabti fragment

Description
In ancient Egypt shabti figures were placed with burials to act as servants in the afterlife. They undertook menial tasks and produced food for the deceased.
Accession Loan No.
49/1949/12
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
shabti fragment
Simple Name
shabti
Full Name
shabti made for chief reciter, Pe-du-Aman-apt (Pedamenope or PA-di-imn-ipt)
Dimensions
whole W 50 mm; whole height 65 mm; whole depth 70 mm
Cultural Group
Egyptian
Period Classification
3rd Intermediate Period (Dynasties 21-25) - 1070-661 BC
Production Country
Egypt
Family Group

Material
granite
Collector / Excavator
McAlpine Woods, Roland and Gertrude
Collection Site Name
Thebes
Collection Town
Thebes
Collection Country
Egypt
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent
Africa

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