An Egyptian bronze shabti and a green glazed composition shabti 2
Lot 292*
An Egyptian bronze shabti and a green glazed composition shabti 2
Sold for £637 (US$ 1,066) inc. premium
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An Egyptian bronze shabti
Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dynasty, circa 1069-945 B.C.
The mummiform figure wearing a tripartite wig, possibly for general Wen-djebau-en-djed, 3in (7.5 cm) high; and a green glazed composition shabti with a column of text for Wer-Wedjat, Late Period, circa 664-30 B.C., 2¾in (7cm) (2)

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  • Provenance:
    Joseph Klein Collection, formed in New York between 1941 and 1980. Thence by descent.

    Literature:
    For examples of bronze shabtis of general Wen-djebau-en-djed, Cf. H.D. Schneider, Shabtis, Part II, Leiden, 1977, p. 152, no. 4.7.1.1-7.
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