Shawabty Coffin Lid
Lid of the double shawabty coffin of Iniuya and Iuy
Egypt, Late Dynasty 18, 13231295 B.C.E.
Limestone, Height x width x depth: 31 x 20 x 6.5 cm (12 3/16 x 7 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.)
William Francis Warden Fund 1977, MFA #1977.717
Photo © Joan Ann Lansberry
"The two vertical texts occupying the long band down the center of each of the figures identify the figure to the left as:
Wsir sS nsw imy-r pr-wr IniwyA mAa-xrw ... Mn-nfr
(Osiris, the royal scribe and chief steward of the great palace, Iniuya... Memphis)
The inscription on the right identifies the wife as:
Wsir nbt-pr SmAayt n Imn IwAy
(Osiris, the Lady of the house, the chanteress of Amun, Iuy.)" (Museum website description)