Shabti of Hor



Worker shabti mummiform in appareance, wearing a plain tripartite wig with a sashed 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 small and crudely painted rectangular basket with shoulder straps is carried on the back. The face is simply defined, and has the eyes with brows added in black. A vertical column of crudely painted hieroglyphs read, “The Osiris, Hor, justified”. Compare with an overseer shabti of the same owner, accession number 52.55.150. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Discoloured, worn, surface dirt, label adhered to surface.