The Case of the Third Intermediate Period ‘Shabti-Maker (?) of the Amun Domain’ Diamun / Padiamun and the Change in Conception of Shabti Statuettes*

  title={The Case of the Third Intermediate Period ‘Shabti-Maker (?) of the Amun Domain’ Diamun / Padiamun and the Change in Conception of Shabti Statuettes*},
  author={Gianluca Miniaci},
  journal={The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology},
  pages={245 - 273}
  • G. Miniaci
  • Published 1 January 2014
  • Art
  • The Journal of Egyptian Archaeology
This article is divided into two main sections: the first presents considerations inspired by a detailed stylistic, typological, and philological analysis of a previously unpublished shabti box preserved in the Egyptian Museum, Cairo, and inscribed for the ‘shabti-maker/priest of the Amun domain’, Diamun or Padiamun. The particular shape of the box is potentially linked to a transitional phase in burial customs of the Third Intermediate Period and a change in the shape and meaning of shabti… 

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