Shabti of Neb–wen–en–ef


A mid–torso fragment of a cream glazed mummiform shabti. Four horizontal bands of inscription remain on the front and sides of the body, with a vertical column on the back. The inscription is added in black with the frame lines being red. The owner is named as Neb–wenen–ef, followed by Chapter 6 of the Book of the Dead. Transliteration and translation of the inscription: sHD Wsir Hm-nTr-tpy n Imn Nb-wnn.f mAa-xrw Dd.f i SAb.ty ipn iry ir r ir.t kA.t nb.t irr[wt] ...n w ? ink Wsir Hm-nTr-tpy n Imn [Nb.wn.n.f mAa-xrw], "The illuminated one, the Osiris, the High Priest of Amen, Neb–wenen–ef, justified, he speaks: O, these shabtis, if one counts, if one reckons, to do all works that are to be done … ?? I am the Osiris, the High Priest of Amen, [Neb–wen–en–ef, justified]". CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, discoloured, worn,surface dirt.