Rare female wooden shabti figure, C. 1100 BC
Rare painted wood female shabti figure, with painted red face and and arms, holding a pair of hoes, a seed bag to the rear, their white painted bodies with a central vertical panel of hieroglyphic text on a yellow ground. Ramesside period, 19th – 20th Dynasties. Circa 1295-1070 BC.
black mummy resin has stained some colour
The inscription includes ‘Recitation of the Osirid’, and includes the name of this important female, probably a priestess.Provenance: old English collection, purchased London, 1997
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