AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD SHABTI FOR MERYRE
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
Depicted mummiform with the arms folded across the chest, brightly painted, wearing a plain black wig and an elaborate broad collar, a single column of hieroglyphs along the body reading, "Instructions of the Osiris Meryre, justified"
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high