Shabti of Djed-mut card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Shabti of Djed-mut


On display


Mummiform shabti mould made from pale green glazed faience. The shabti wears a plain tripartite wig with a seshed headband tied at the back added in black. The arms are crossed right over left above the waist, and the hands hold a pair of hoes added in black. A basket is modelled in relief on the back. The face is rudimentarily modelled with details added in black. A vertical column of hieroglyphs on the front reads, “The Osiris, Djed–Mut, justified”. From the Egyptian Research Account excavations directed by John Garstang, 1900, Abydos north cemeteries, cemetery E.