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SHABTIS
‘ . . . the world’s most beautiful book about Egyptian shabtis’
SHABTIS - A Private View

This superb full colour publication is a unique illustrated catalogue of shabtis in European private collections. It contains examples of funerary statuettes produced for many illustrious persons, including a number of royal examples. Each has been fully researched and includes listings of similar examples in museums and collections around the world. The book also includes Hans D. Schneider ’s ‘Typology and Classification of Shabtis’, reproduced with his kind permission.
 
The book includes a CD-ROM enabling the photographic illustrations in the catalogue to be displayed and viewed at high resolution and enlarged for closer inspection. Selected statuettes can be rotated in three dimensions.
THE AUTHOR
Glenn Janes was born on Wiltshire, England in 1954 and was educated at Marlborough Grammar School and North East Essex Technical College and School of Art. A professional musician, his interest in Ancient Egypt dates back to the British Museum ’s Tutankhamen Exhibition of 1972.

He studied Egyptology at the University of Manchester and has made shabtis his speciality since then, visiting museums all over the world and meeting leading scholars in the subject.

Glenn Janes is a member of the Egypt Exploration Society.  
292pp
Over 175 full colour illustrations
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