Shabti, with text

Egyptian, possibly Thebes, Egypt, Africa

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Probably Dynasty 22 (945-730 BCE)

Faience with manganese glaze

Overall: 5 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/4 in. (12.7 x 4 x 3.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Glover Street Hastings III

181.2.25998

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Funerary Equipment

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Collector’s label: Egyptian ushabti. Blue glaze. 1500 years B.C. D. Hilton Price collection (AJ)

Course History

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

REL 55, Ancient Egyptian Religion, Susan Ackerman, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

Frederick George Hilton Price (1842-1909) Collection; to Glover Street Hastings III, West Newton, Massachusetts and Bridgeton, Maine, 1920's-1930's; bequeathed to to his daughter Carlena Hastings Redfield (1888-1981), 1949; bequeathed to present collection [under the terms of her father's will], 1981.

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