Egyptian Faience Shabti

GBP 800.00

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Object Description

A finely modelled Egyptian pale blue glazed faience shabti, featuring a dorsal pillar to the reverse. The Shabti is shown wearing a tripartite striated wig and a plaited false beard and holding a pick, a hoe and the rope of the seed bag in his crossed hands; the seed bag falling behind the shabti’s left shoulder. The body is inscribed with ten horizontal incised rows of hieroglyphs from Chapter Six of the Book of the Dead.

Date: Circa 664-332 BC
Period: Late Period

Object Condition

Condition: Fine, repaired. The piece has been mounted on a custom-made stand ideal for display.

Object Details

  • dimensions
    H:15 centimeters

Dealer Opening Times

By appointment only.

Dealer Contact

+44 (0)208 364 4565
+44 (0)7833231322

Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James