Shabti of Pa-en-djehuty card

Shabti of Pa-en-djehuty


On display


Blue glazed faience mummiform shabti wearing a plain tripartite wig with a seshed headband tied at the back added in black. The hands meet above the waist and hold a pair of hoes added in black. A basket is painted on the back. The face is small and simply defined. A vertical column of inscription on the front reads: “A boon that the king gives (to) the Osiris, Pa-en-djehuty”. The only other parallel shabtis are in the Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, University College London (4 worker and 2 overseer types UC40047-40052). From Norwich collection, originall number 58.19.