Upper section of a steatite shabti with incised detail; a curled lappet-wig with ringlets, a modelled face(damaged), a collar and crossed hands in relief holding two hoes; the back-pillar is inscribed with a funerary formula invoking Osiris to strengthen the shabti, in white inlaid Hieroglyphs; the leg section has broken away.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 7.85 centimetres (maximum)
- Width: 6.56 centimetres
- Depth: 4.04 centimetres
Inscription Transliterationḥtp di nswt Wsir ḥḳʒ Tʒ-ḏsr di.f rwḏ šʒbt (rest lost).
Inscription TranslationAn offering that the king gives to osiris ruler of the Sacred Land that he may cause to be firm the shabti (rest lost) Titles/epithets include : Ruler of the Sacred Land
Inscription CommentInlaid in white; a prayer to Osiris.
incomplete - leg section missing
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA42928
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