Shabti of Hent-mer



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 added in black. A square–hatched rectangular basket with shoulder straps is painted on the back. The face is rather crudelymodelled, and has the eyes with brows added in black. A vertical column of hieroglyphs read: The Osiris, the Lady of the the House, the Chantress of Amen, Henut–mer, justified. From the Egypt Exploration Fund excavations at Abydos, North Cemeteries: Cemetery D, Tomb 32 (1900-1901 season). Perhaps from old stock of the Egypt Exploration Society given to the East Anglia Egyptian Society November 1925 no. 20 "Osirian figures". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Surface loss, discolouration, chipped, abrasions, labels adhered to surface.