An Egyptian Blue-Glazed Faience Shabti, ex museum, 19th – 20th Dynasty, ca. 1293 – 1070 BCE
EU2114Regular price $2,500 USD
A small blue glazed faience worker shabti with details in black pigment shown mummiform and wearing, a long tripartite wig; the crossed hands holding whips and there is a seed basket on the flat back and a water pot on both shoulders. An illegible inscription naming the owner is incised within a vertical column down the front. The last three photos show him with his overseer shabti EU2114 (not included) from the same tomb group.
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA (16.392)
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
California State University at San Bernardino
Parallel: Cairo museum, nos: 10307 - 10313
Dimensions: Height: 2 1/4 inches (5.5 cm)
Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall.
Provenance: Emil Brugsch, Bulag Museum 1894, Drexel Institute, Philadelphia, PA, 1916 (accession number: 16.392), deaccessioned from the Drexel collection in 1958, acquired by L. Blumbra (?), Dr. Benson Harer collection, acquired from Superior Stamp & Coin 25 Jul 1975, private Virginia collection, acquired from Dr. Harer in 2014.