An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti
Lot 327
An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti for Psamtek
Sold for £4,375 (US$ 7,353) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An Egyptian green glazed composition shabti for Psamtek
Saqqara, Late Dynastic Period, 27th Dynasty, circa 525-402 B.C.
Holding a pick, adze and seed-bag, with plain back pillar, the fine features with striated wig, the front impressed with nine bands of text for Psamtek, Overseer of the writings of the royal meal, born to Merneith, 7¼in (18.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    UK deceased estate, in Kent. Acquired circa 1970-1980.

    Literature:
    For another shabti for the same owner, cf. H.D. Schneider, Shabtis, Part II, Leiden, 1977, p. 179, no. 5.3.1.137.
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