Artist Egyptian
Title
  • Shabti
Date between 1196 and 945 BCE
Medium Faience, light blue-green glaze
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/2 × 1 3/4 × 1 5/8 inches (11.4 × 4.4 × 4.1 cm)
Credit Line Gift of The Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900-1902
Accession Number 1990.309
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Inscribed: 'nh-s-n-mw.t, Lady of the House (diacritical marks omitted; hieroglyphics for deceased's name, painted in black).
from Cemetary D, Tomb 1 (Abydos, Egypt);
1900-1902, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Randall-Maciver & Mace, p. 97, tomb 1, pl. LVII, no. 29. (also see p. 98 - tomb 14B)

Aubert, p. 170.

Petrie, Shabtis, pl. XVII, no. 397.

Ranke, I, 67, 20 ('nh-s-n-mw.t - without diacritical marks).