Friday, May 8, 2015

Woodville, Wisconsin

Shabtis ~ Egyptian Revival?  Everyone needs a shabti to go riding with in the afterlife. Do some reading about the form and function of shabtis in ancient Egyptian burial practices. Then compare what you find to the form and function of countless small figurines that are part of the contiguous zone of so many graves in North America. Zion Lutheran Church Cemetery. [2012]

The Manchester Museum

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