A finely modelled Egyptian pale blue glazed faience shabti, featuring a dorsal pillar to the reverse. The Shabti is shown wearing a tripartite striated wig and a plaited false beard and holding a pick, a hoe and the rope of the seed bag in his crossed hands; the seed bag falling behind the shabti’s left shoulder. The body is inscribed with ten horizontal incised rows of hieroglyphs from Chapter Six of the Book of the Dead.
Date: Circa 664-332 BC
Period: Late Period