Shabti

52.55.114

On display

Mummiform shabti wearing a tripartite wig with a seshed headband tied at the back being added in black. The eyes are added in black. The arms are held crossed on the chest, and the hands hold a pair of hoes modelled in relief, and painted black. A basket is painted on the back. Mould made from pottery with a light blue paint and details in black. Surface loss in places, such as at the toes and the left side of the face. Recorded as from being from the excavations of the British School of Archaeology in Egypt at either the Ramesseum or Abydos. Exact same style as eight shabtis in the Petrie Museum of Archaeology, University College London (UC 40443).