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Description

**Originally Listed At $250**

Ancient Egypt, Third Intermediate to early Late Dynastic Period, 21st to 26th Dynasty, ca. 1070 to 525 BCE. A lovely mold-formed faience ushabti covered in beautiful blue-green glaze. The figure stands in mummiform atop an integral plinth, holds the symbolic pick and hoe in hands crossed atop the chest, and has a petite seed bag behind the left shoulder. The narrow face features bulging eyes, a slender nose, and full lips beneath a tripartite wig, and a black-painted hieroglyphic inscription is presented on the legs and body. A wonderful example of ancient Egyptian funerary art! Size: 0.875" W x 3.3" H (2.2 cm x 8.4 cm).

Provenance: private East Coast, USA collection

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#137084

Condition

Minor abrasions and pitting to legs, body, and head, with softening to some finer details, and minor fading to original glaze color and hieroglyphic inscription, otherwise intact and very good. Light earthen deposits and great traces of original glaze color throughout.

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Egyptian Glazed Faience Ushabti

Estimate $500 - $750Nov 25, 2019
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