Name owner: Iry

Title owner: The Osiris

Dimensions (hxwxd): 10.7 x 3.6 x 3.1 cm

Translation hieroglyphs: The Osiris, Iry, true of voice

Preservation: Good, tiny chips to feet corrected, glaze worn

R-R: 39.5

Provenance: Hugh Stanley Russell collection

Comments: This shabti dates to the 21/22th dynasty, circa 1000-700 BC. This can be determined, a.o. by the hairband, which first appeared in the 21th dynasty. Based on the greenish colour the shabti could date to the 22th dynasty rather than the 21th.

Quibell’s overview of shabtis found in the Ramesseum mentions an Iry. Parallels for this shabti can be found in the Manchester museum of which the main part consists of the excavations in the Ramesseum. Consequently, it is likely that this shabti originates from the Ramesseum.

Additional information


21st dynasty, 22nd dynasty



Ancient provenance

Likely the Ramesseum