SLS 301 Artifacts Project Assignment # 25
"Egyptian Burial Customes and Swabty (or Shabti) Figurines"
SWABTY figurine. Wood with traces of gesso and polychromy. Egyptian. (A70.70.29)
Several SWABTY figurines, some with hieroglyphics, of various periods. Faience, wood, and terracotta, some with traces polychromy. 5. E.26; E.27; A449.4; Ax54.111.56; 58.68.5 (E.24); A70.70.27; A70.70.28)
SWABTY figurine with hieroglyphics. Blue faience (A70.70.26)
Gifts of the Nile : ancient Egyptian faience
Reference Call number NK 4305.5 .E3 G54 1998
El Mahdy, Christine. Mummies, myth and magic in ancient Egypt (1989).
Reserve Call number DT 62.M7 H63 1989
Stewart, H. M., B.a. Egyptian shabtis (1995).
Circulation Call number DT 62.U84 S84 1995
Taylor, John H., Death and the afterlife in ancient Egypt (2001).
Reserve Call number BL 2450.D43 T39 2001
Photographs by Linda Roccos (left, right) and Peter Finger (center)
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