Other: Above is a Shabti. A shabti is a "helper in the afterlife." It was told that Shabties were buried with people in their tombs. Once in their afterlife, if needed help with getting things done, they would come to life and help you.
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Wooden panel portrait, tomb of Hesire ("Chief Architect" and "Chief Dentist") at Saqqara in reign of Djoser (Netjerikhet, 2667-2648 bc, 3rd Dynasty). Hesire left hand holds a long staff and the scribal outfit of a palette with discs of red and black pigments, a long pen holder and a small leather bag for more supplies, and his right hand holds the sceptre of authority and power. Egpytian Museum, Cairo.