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Shabti

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–Early Dynasty 18
Date:
ca. 1635–1458 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Asasif, Courtyard CC 41, Tomb R 9, Burial A 1, In basket inside coffin, MMA excavations, 1915–16
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
H. 12.2 × W. 5.2 × D. 3.6 cm (4 13/16 × 2 1/16 × 1 7/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1916
Accession Number:
16.10.359
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 114
Museum excavations, 1915–16. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1916.

Hayes, William C. 1959. Scepter of Egypt II: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part II: The Hyksos Period and the New Kingdom (1675-1080 B.C.). Cambridge, Mass.: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p.33, fig. 15, p.34.

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