An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
Lot 32*
An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
Sold for £1,320 (US$ 2,218) inc. premium
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An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
Saqqara, 26th Dynasty, circa 664-525 B.C.
Wearing a striated wig with crisply moulded features, the mummiform figure holding an adze and hoe, the front impressed with seven horizontal bands of inscription, the reverse with inscribed back pillar for General Ankh-wah-ib-Re-si-Neith born to Ast-Khebyt, 6¾in (17cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    Californian private collection, acquired on the London art market in 1968

    Literature:
    Cf. H.D. Schneider, Shabtis II, Leiden, 1977, p.204, 5.31.1.261
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