Shabti of Ankh–ef–(en)–mut card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Shabti of Ankh–ef–(en)–mut


Currently not on display


An ‘overseer’ shabti wearing a plain tripartite wig and the short–sleeved tunic and kilt of everyday life with a projecting frontal apron. The left arm hangs down by the side of the body with the sleeve of the tunic being shown in the modelling. The right arm is held across the chest. The right hand carries a whip that is added in black paint. The face is rudimentarily worked. Eyes with brows are added in black paint. The front of the apron has a faint inscription giving the name of the owner of the shabti as Ankh–ef–(en)–Mut. Transliteration and translation of the inscription: sHd Wsir anx.f-(n)-Mw.t, "The illuminated one, the Osiris, Ankh–ef–(en)–Mut". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Surface loss, pitted, worn, surface dirt.