Shabti of Sety I

M13583

On display

Mummiform shabti wearing a plain tripartite wig rudimentarily carved. The face is fairly round in shape. The eyes are poorly defined. The nose is damaged. The ears are simply defined. The arms are crossed right over left above the waist. The body is quite broad and the buttocks are defined. Only a few traces of varnish remain especially on the chest, and around the face and ears. The shabti is inscribed with the throne name of the pharaoh Sety I, Menmmatra, within a cartouche and with the 6th Chapter of the Book of the Dead. Carved from wood with remains of resin coating. Feet are missing. One of fifteen wooden shabtis of Sety I in World Museum's collection.