Highlights of the Manchester Museum 24: A ‘Stick Shabti ' of Teti-sa-intef (Acc. No. 6038)
Ancient Egypt|September / October 2020
Highlights of the Manchester Museum 24: A ‘Stick Shabti ' of Teti-sa-intef (Acc. No. 6038)
Campbell Price describes one of the Manchester Museum’s lesser-known objects.
Campbell Price

Although among the rather less prepossessing artefacts in the Manchester collection, this crudely carved wooden figurine holds significant interest. Often called a ‘stick shabti’, the figurine may in fact not really be a shabti – in the conventional Egyptological sense of a ‘servant’ – at all.

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September / October 2020