Shabti of a Songstress of Amun

Egyptian, possibly Thebes, Egypt, Africa

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probably Dynasty 22 (945-710 BCE)

Faience, copper and manganese glaze

Overall: 3 3/4 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (9.5 x 4.8 x 2.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Lawrence Herbert Hayward, Class of 1916

41.46.7656

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Funerary Equipment

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Text: Owner a Songstress of Amun, perhaps named Nebet-tawy; Amun may be termed ‘King of the gods’

Course History

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

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

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

ANTH 12.5, Death and the Afterlife in the Ancient Near East and Egypt, Virginia Herrmann, Winter 2014

Provenance

Lawrence Herbert Hayward (Class of 1916, 1893-1956), Rye Beach, New Hampshire; given to present collection, 1941.

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