Shabti of Djed-mut



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. Glaze is now very worn. 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. Label with printed text stuck to the base: "ZED-MUT".