An Egyptian pale green glazed composition shabti
Lot 312*
An Egyptian pale green glazed composition shabti
Sold for £1,750 (US$ 2,941) inc. premium
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An Egyptian pale green glazed composition shabti
Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 664-525 B.C.
The mummiform figure carrying an adze, pick and rope for a small seedbag behind the left shoulder, impressed with nine bands of horizontal 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, 6½in (17cm) 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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