Steatite(?) shabti with a curled lappet-wig, a modelled face and hands in low relief at thigh-level holding the djed and tet-symbols; the chest is covered by a representation of a Ba-bird with a protruding head and incised outstretched wings; the leg section is inscribed with part of Chapter 6 of the Book of The Dead in seven rows of incised Hieroglyphs; the back is decorated with incised representations of two hoes and a seed-basket.
- Found/Acquired: Egypt
- Height: 24 centimetres
- Width: 6.75 centimetres
- Depth: 5.2 centimetres
Inscription Positionleg section
Inscription CommentSeven incised rows.
fair - cracked at arm level
- Inscription from: Book of The Dead
Ancient Egypt & Sudan
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Object reference number: YCA41508
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