Shabti of Ankh–es–en–mut


Mummiform shabti made of turquoise-blue glazed faience, wearing a plain tripartite wig with a seshed headband tied at the back added in black. The arms are crossed on the chest, and the hands hold a pair of hoes added in black paint. A diamond–hatched trapezoidal basket with shoulder straps is painted on the back. The face is rudimentarily modelled, and has eyes with brows added in black. A vertical column of inscription on the front names the owner as Ankh–es–en–Iset. Transliteration and translation of the inscription: Wsir nb.t-pr n Imn anx.s-n-As.t mAa.t-xrw, “The Osiris, the Lady of the House, the Chantress of Amun, Ankh–es–en–Iset, justified”. Accession Register records the owner as Ankhi-en-ast. Erroneously recorded as from Thebes by Bienkowski & Southworth (see linked publication below).