Face of a Shabti of Seti I

Date: New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, reign of Seti I, ca. 1294–1279 BC
Maker: Egyptian
Medium: Egyptian faience
Dimensions: 1 ½ H x 1 ½ W x 7/8 Diam.
Credit: Gift of Heinrich Medicus
Accession Number: 2013.1.9
Seti I was the father of Ramesses II "the Great" and had the largest and most spectacular tomb in the Valley of the Kings.When it was first discovered in 1817 by Giovanni Belzoni, many fragments of the original contents were found including a number of beautiful faience shabti figures.