Egypt, Late Dynastic period, 26th to 31st Dynasty, ca. 664 to 332 BCE. A mold-formed faience ushabti standing atop an integral rectangular plinth. The mummiform figure has fused legs in front of a dorsal pillar and holds a pick and hoe in crossed arms. The ovoid face presents with petite eyes, a perky nose, and a false beard, all beneath the lappets of a simple tripartite wig. Size: 1.3" W x 4.6" H (3.3 cm x 11.7 cm).
Provenance: private Dunn collection, Coral Springs, Florida, USA, acquired in the 1990s
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