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Shabti Figure: E.GA.4522.1943

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Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

Shabti Figure

Description

Shabti, head only, of Akhenaten

Measurements and weight

Depth: 5.5 cm
Height: 6.2 cm
Width: 5.6 cm

Relative size of this object

5.6 cm6.2 cm5.5 cm What does this represent?

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Find spot

  • Royal Tomb Tell el Amarna Egypt

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1943) by Gayer-Anderson, R. G. (Major)

Dating

Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Circa -1352 - Circa -1336

Materials used in production

Sandstone or limestone

Techniques used in production

Carved

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: E.GA.4522.1943
Primary reference Number: 58973
Oldadmincategory: SU
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 10 May 2022 Last processed: Monday 25 July 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Antiquities

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Shabti Figure" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/58973 Accessed: 2022-08-08 23:58:19

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