Shabti of Ankh–es–(en)–iset card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Shabti of Ankh–es–(en)–iset


Currently not on display


Green glaze mummiform shabti wearing a plain tripartite wig with a seshed headband tied at the back added in black. The arms are crossed right over left on the chest, and the hands hold a pair of hoes that are modelled in low relief, and painted black. The face is poorly–modelled. A rectangular basket with shoulder straps is painted on the back. A vertical column of hieroglyphs on the front gives the name of the owner as Ankh–es–(en)–Iset. From the Egypt Exploration Fund excavations at Abydos North Cemeteries, Cemetery D, Tomb 32. Only has number selotaped on back. Needs number painting on.