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
There is no image of this object, or there may be copyright restrictions
If you’ve noticed a mistake or have any further information about this object, please email: email@example.com
Object reference number: YCA42928
British Museum collection data is also available in the W3C open data standard, RDF, allowing it to join and relate to a growing body of linked data published by organisations around the world.
The Museum makes its collection database available to be used by scholars around the world. Donations will help support curatorial, documentation and digitisation projects.