an Egyptian glazed composition shabti for Horudja
Lot 34
An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
Sold for £1,440 (US$ 2,418) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
Late Period, 30th Dynasty, circa 380-343 B.C.
Of typical form with crisply moulded features, wearing a tripartite wig and false beard, holding a pick and hoe, the front with a 'T' shaped inscription for 'Horwedja born to Wadjetemhat', 6½ in (16.5cm), mounted


  • Provenance:
    From Nebesheh in the delta region, other examples in the Cairo Museum.
    S. Decker Collection, Kempen, Germany, formed between 1970s-1980s.

    S Decker, Uschebti-ägyptische dienerfiguren einer deutschen privatsammlung, Kempen, 2005, pp.76-77.