Shabti of Ankh-ef-en-bastet card

Shabti of Ankh-ef-en-bastet

24.9.00.166

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Mummiform shabti wearing a short bag wig with a sashed headband tied at the back. The shabti has a triangular section hanging pendant at the back of the wig. The hands meet on the chest, and the right hand holds a hoe. The right hand also holds a shoulder strap for a basket that is painted behind the left shoulder. The shabti has a vertical column of inscription naming the owner as Ankh–ef–en–Bastet. Transliteration and translation of the inscription: anx.f-n-BAst.t mAa-xrw, "Ankh–ef–en–Bastet, justified". From Abydos, North Cemeteries: Cemetery E, excavations of John Garstang for the Egyptian Research Account, 1900.