An Egyptian royal wood shabti of Seti I
Lot 14
An Egyptian royal wood shabti of Seti I
Sold for £25,000 (US$ 40,126) inc. premium

Lot Details
An Egyptian royal wood shabti of Seti I
New Kingdom, Ramesside Period, 19th Dynasty, circa 1279 B.C.
Depicted mummiform with the arms folded over the chest, wearing a tripartite wig, with six lines of hieroglyphic text containing the standard version of chapter six of the Book of the Dead, and cartouches containing the nomen, Seti and prenomen, Menmaatra, of Pharaoh Seti I, 7¼in (18.5cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    UK private collection since the 1950s.

    Literature:
    Cf. H. Schneider, Shabtis, Part II, Leiden, 1977, p 30-32. The tomb of Seti I was excavated by Giovanni Battista Belzoni in the early 19th Century. Many shabtis from the tomb are now in museum and private collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art and The British Museum. Also cf. J. Aubert & L. Aubert, Statuettes Égyptiennes: Chouabtis, Ouchebtis, Paris, 1973, pp.79-81, pls.12-13.
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