Shabti of Iewfy



Mummiform shabti wearing a plain tripartite wig. The arms are crossed on the chest, and the hands hold a pair of hoes added in black. The hands and face are painted red. The eyes and brows are added in black. A small trapezoidal basket is painted behind the right shoulder. The shabti has a smudged diamond–hatched patterning. A vertical column of inscription on the front names the owner as Iwef(y). The owner’s full name of Iwefy is confirmed on parallels in Bolton (1902.49.1) and Manchester (MM 1275a). Transliteration and translation of the inscription: Wsir it-nTr n Imn Iwf(.y) mAa-xrw ,“The Osiris, the God’s Father of Amen, Iwef(y), justified”.