Name owner: Nesykhonsu

Title owner: The Osiris, supreme chief of the harem of Amun

Dimensions (hxwxd): 16.5 x 5.08 x 3.2 cm

Translation hieroglyphs: The Osiris, the Supreme Chief of the Harem of Amen, Nesy-Khonsu, she speaks: (followed by chapter VI)

Preservation: Broken under arms and at knee level, some encrustrations.

R-R: 178.20

Provenance: –

Comments: For a full reference see Glenn Janes, Shabtis in a private view nr. 53.
This a very nice example of the shabtis of this lady of the Royal Cache. She was a daughter of Smendes II and also a niece of Pinudjem II, both High Priest of Amen at Thebes. She was not only a niece of Pinudjem II but also his first wife. Her mother was Ta-hen-djehuty.
The titles of Nesy-Khonsu further include: “Priestess of Khnum, Superintendent of the Southern Lands and “Vicereine of Nubia” (also known as “Kings son of Kush”).

Additional information

Ancient provenance

Deir el Bahri, Cache 1


21st dynasty