Shabti, glaze decayed to a pale blue-green, tripartite wig, divine beard, hands clutching pick and hoe, basket thrown over left shoulder; feet on square base, dorsal pillar. Damage to right of head, partially lost. Four horizontal bands of incised hieroglyphs.
Inscriptions / Translations: Inscribed
Bibliography: H. D. Schneider, ‘Shabtis. An introduction to the History of Ancient Egyptian Funerary Statuettes with a Catalogue of the Collection of Shabtis in the National Museum of Antiquities at Leiden’, 3 vols., Leiden 1977.
For background on shabtis, see, for instance, J. H. Taylor, ‘Death and the Afterlife in Ancient Egypt’, London 2001, 112-135.