Shabti of Nesyamun



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 above the waist, and the hands hold a pair of hoes added in black paint. A basket with shoulder straps is carried on the back. The simply modelled faces have large eyes with brows added in black. A vertical column of inscription on the front of the shabti reads, “The Osiris, the beloved of the god, Nesy..." and breaks of before finsihing the name the owner as Nesyamun. Mould made from pottery, green washed with details added in black. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, worn, chipped, surface dirt.