Shabti of Sennedjem
Egyptian, Dier el Medina, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Ramesses II, 1279–1212 B.C.
Shabtis are miniature servant figures placed in tombs to perform any hard manual labor that the deceased might be called upon to perform. The inscription in the front gives the title of Sennedjem, "Servant in the Place of Truth."
Limestone with polychrome
H 9 ¾
Gift of Adolph B. Spreckels, Jr.