Egyptian Shabtis and Figurines

By
Jennifer Torres
Jennifer Torres is the Collections Technician of the Johns Hopkins Archaeological Museum. Her primary duties include the rehousing and photography of the museum’s collection. She completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Florida, where she received her B.A. in Anthropology and Classical Studies in 2013. In 2015, she received her M.A. in Museum Studies with a concentration in Collections Management from the George Washington University.

Our collection of Egyptian shabtis and figurines got a home makeover! They were previously rehoused together in groups, which made it difficult to access for research and teaching. As of today, all such small objects are rehoused in their own box, allowing for easier access and handling!