An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
Lot 310*
An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
£1,000 - 1,500
US$ 1,700 - 2,500
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An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 664-525 B.C.
Holding a pick, adze and seedbag, with plain back pillar, wearing a striped tripartite wig, the front impressed with nine horizontal bands of text for a Sem-priest and prophet of Heryshef and god's Treasurer, with other titles, named Smatawytayefnakht, with mother's name, probably Neb-djenhuy-her-ihyes, 7½in (19cm) high

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  • Provenance:
    American private collection. Acquired during the late 1960s-1970s by US Navy SEAL, A.A.

    The four shabtis (lots 310-313), all made from different moulds, belong to a high ranking priest of Heracleopolis.
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