Shabti of Ankh–es–(en)–iset card

Shabti of Ankh–es–(en)–iset


On display


Mummiform shabti wearing a plain tripartite wig with a seshed headband tied at the back added in black. The arms are crossed above the waist, and the hands hold a pair of hoes that are added in black. A plain rectangular basket with shoulder straps is painted on the back of the shabti. The face is poorly defined. Eyes are indicated by black dots but they are widely spaced on the sides of the head. A vertical column of inscription names the owner as Ankh–es–(en)–Iset. Described in the 1870's by the curator Charles Gatty as belong to "Ankhsahesi".