Artist Egyptian
Title
  • Shabti
Date between 712 and 657 BCE
Medium faience with bright dark-blue glaze
Dimensions Overall: 4 1/8 × 1 × 1 inches (10.5 × 2.5 × 2.5 cm)
Overall (object only): 3 3/16 × 7/8 × 1/2 inches (8.1 × 2.2 × 1.3 cm)
Credit Line Gift of The Egypt Exploration Fund, 1900-1902
Accession Number 1990.306
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View Egyptian: Preparing for the Afterlife, Level 1 (see map)
Inscriptions Inscribed: 3s-tn-3h-bi.t (diacritical marks omitted; hieroglyphics for deceased's name, painted in black).
from Cemetary D, Tomb 3 (Abydos, Egypt);
1900-1902, gifted by the Egypt Exploration Fund;
1990-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Randall-Maciver & Mace, (Ast-en-kheb A), pp. 64, 78-79, 86, 97. [tomb 3, pl. XXXIX - shawabti, pl. LVII - no. 22.]

Aubert, p. 203 (Isetenkheb).

Kitchen, p. 381 (Istemkheb H).

Petrie. Shabtis. p. 15, no. 531, pls. XVI and XLII.

Porter & Moss, V, 68 (Esenkhebi).

Ranke, I, 4, 3 [transliterates as 3s.t-m-3h-bi.t, diacritical marks omitted].