An Egyptian bright blue glazed composition shabti of King Pinedjem I
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An Egyptian bright blue glazed composition shabti of King Pinedjem I
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
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An Egyptian bright blue glazed composition shabti of King Pinedjem I
Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, circa 1070-950 B.C.
Of typical mummiform style, holding two hoes, with a striped tripartite wig, a band of vertical text for 'Pinedjem Meramun', high priest of Amun-Ra at Karnak, and a cartouche at the legs with his prenomen 'Kheperkhare', 4¼in (10.8cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    American private collection, Arizona, gifted to the present owner by Dr Laudie McHenry in 1984.
    Reputedly from the J.P. Morgan Collection, before 1943.
    Originally from Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, cache I.
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