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Egyptian Faience Shabti with Hieroglyphic Text, 7th-1st Century B.C

Conservation:  Good condition
Material:  Faience
Dimensions:  19.5 cm high
Provenance:  Acquired early 1990s.Ex private American collection; thence by descent.Private Swiss collection since 1998; Acquired at auction, UK, February 2023


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A glazed composition shabti with square base and plain dorsal pillar, tripartite wig and false beard, arms folded across the chest holding agricultural tools and a seed bag to the left shoulder; nine horizontal bands of worn hieroglyphic text from Chapter Six of the Book of the Dead to the lower body.

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