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Chaouabtis. Des travailleurs pharaoniques pour l'éternité

Chaouabtis. Pharaonic Workers for Eternity
From march 7 to june 30 2003
Archæology
For 2000 years the Egyptians deposited funeral servants, called "chaouabtis" or "ouchebtis", in their tombs. They were in charge in the other world of doing all the agricultural tasks in place of the deceased. Royal examples and allusions to tombs guide the visitor in this separate universe.

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Wednesday, Friday from 9 am to 9:30 pm
Tuesday
Armistice Day 1918 (november, 11), New Year`s Day, Labour day (May, 1st), Christmas Day
Admission :
Admission fee : 9.5 €
Concessions : 6 € From 6 pm
Free : under 18; under 26 ans Union Européenne residents (except exhibitions in Hall Napoléon); teachers holding Pass Education (except exhibitions in Hall Napoléon); art teachers; artists; disabled persons; unemployed.
Free for all first Sunday of the month.
Year cards: carte Louvre jeunes, carte Louvre professionnels, carte des Amis du Louvre
Pairy's Shabti, New Kingdom, Egyptian blue glass © RMN Chuzeville
MORE INFORMATION :
Catalogue-dossier : Chaouabtis, Editions de la Réunion des musées nationaux, 120 p., 24€.
Catalogue raisonné : The royal and prince servants in ancient Egyptian funerals, Edition Louvre/RMN, 540 p.
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