Shabti Coffin of Khnumu card

Shabti Coffin of Khnumu


Currently not on display


Pottery shabti coffin. The lid is rectangular with a vaulted top and upright ends although one end is now broken away. The coffin trough is painted white and one end is broken away. The lid is painted white and a wide painted yellow band runs longitudinally along the centre of the top which is inscribed in black hieroglyphs: "The Osiris, Sat-khnumu [sAt-Xnmw]." Lid and box both marked in black ink with the grave number 15E. Dorothy Downes published the coffin as belonging to "the Lady Khnumsat". Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor Collection) Lot 1684.