Shabti of Mut-en-ipet



Pale blue glazed faience mummiform shabti wearing a plain tripartite wig with a seshed headband tied at the back. The arms are crossed left over right on the chest, and the hands hold a small pair of hoes that are faintly suggested in the modelling and painted black. The face on the figure has eyes with brows added in black. A small, simply outlined basket with shoulder straps is carried on the back. A vertical column of inscription on the front reads: Mut–en–ipet. A vertical column of hieroglyphs on the front reads: "I am Mut–en–ipet, justified". Transliteration of the text: ink mw.t-n-ip.t mAa.t-xrw. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped, discoloured, worn, cracked, surface dirt, label adhered to surface on back [MUT EN APT].