Agyptischen Totenfiguren aus offentlichen und privaten sammlungen der Schweiz

Name: Agyptischen Totenfiguren aus offentlichen und privaten sammlungen der Schweiz
Author: Schlogl, Hermann A. and Brodbeck, Andreas 
First published: 1990, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht Gottingen 
Amount of pages: 354 
ISBN: 3-525-53657-7
Average price: around EUR 100 – EUR 250 
Availability: Rare 
Language: German Content: Public and Privately owned shabtis in Switzerland

Review:

This first book on ushabtis by Hermann Schlogl, written together with Adreas Brodbeck is his best book on ushabtis. Over 250 shabtis are described and photographed from all sides together with translation and glyphs hand made accompanying each shabti as well as the parallel information which Schlogl does as always.. 

Since it also covers private collections it also contains objects which legally were found and exported in the 1950’s till 1970’s so that it describes many of the shabtis found on the art market that are rarer in musea, such as the Pa-Khaas shabtis and the LP general Hor-Khebi.

Also, it contains a great number of shabtis from the second cachette at Deir el Bahri. 

Conclusion

A very welcome book to any collectors and museums library, if you can find it!

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