16: An Egyptian Alabaster Shabti
Late 18th Dynasty, 1350-1292 B.C. Depicted mummiform, with defined facial details, wearing a tripartite wig, arms crossed, hands grasping implements, fine line of vertical hieroglyphic text on front and back. Front inscription reads up till break "May there be the illuminated the Osiris Iry-iry, true of voice." the reverse reads up till break "if I should be called at anytime to do work." 7"H.
Provenance: Ex-private Canadian Collection.
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