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CREDIT: ©2008 Sandro Vannini
CAPTION: Tutankhamun Shabti
The only such figure found in the Antechamber, it is one of the largest of the servant statuettes. The inscription records the shabti spell from the Book of the Dead, ensuring that the king would do no forced labor in the afterlife.