Name owner: Nesipahor-(an)

Title owner: The Osiris

Dimensions (hxwxd): 10.5 x 4.0 x 2.8 cm

Translation hieroglyphs: The Osiris, Nesi-pa-hor-(an)

Preservation: Head chipped, faience discoulored into green at places, feet partly missing and added.

R-R: –

Provenance: –

Comments: Nesi-pa-hor-an (the name means: he who appears with a magnificent face) was a hunchback according to the studies of his mummy. Nevertheless, he was an important priest. His titles include: Priest of Amun, Wab-priest of Khonsu, Writer of organisation of the temple of Amun and Priest of Maat.

Although damaged, this particular shabti has very well defined facial features compared to the other known examples.

Parallel overview in Aubert Cache 2 nr. 22 and further examples in Araujo.

Additional information

Ancient provenance

Deir el Bahri, Cache 2


21st dynasty