Name owner: Ba(k)-Werel
Title owner: The Osiris, the overseer of workers
Dimensions (hxwxd): 11.5 x 3.5 x 2.0 cm
Translation hieroglyphs: The Osiris, the overseer of workers, Ba(k)-Werel, true of voice.
Preservation: Intact, faience worn at places.
Provenance: UK collection, sold by Howard Nowes, ex Australian collection.
Comments: No exact parallels are published for this shabti. However, for a similar type with the same name see Schneider 188.8.131.52. Other parallels have been sold by a Dutch dealer in the 1960’s/1970’s unpublished so far.
These white faience, often small, shabtis frequently appear in the 20th dynasty, compare the Vice-King Hori’s shabtis and his wife’s shabtis: Khait (SC/62).