Dazzling treasures illuminate women's lives through 3, 000 years of ancient Egypt.... perform manual agricultural tasks for the owner.2 Beginning in the Twelfth or Thirteenth Dynasty, shabtis were inscribed with a spell ... In fact, some of the earliest examples, associated with womena#39;s burials of the Herakleopolitan period (Dynasties 9-10), are female-shaped. ... and by her divine association with the goddess Isis (rather than the male deity Osiris).6 During the early New Kingdom, shabtis, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven|
|Author||:||Anne K. Capel, Glenn Markoe, Cincinnati Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum|
|Publisher||:||Hudson Hills - 1996|