An Egyptian Green Glazed Faience Shabti for Hetep-Amun, 26th Dynasty, ca. 664 - 525 BCE
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of pale green glaze, modeled in the form of Osiris, wearing a long tripartite wig and false braided beard, the crossed hands holding a pick, hoe, and seed sack for agricultural work in the afterlife. The back dorsal pillar inscribed with a vertical column of incised inscription that names the owner: "The Osiris Hetep-Amun, born of Di-aset-sheb."
Condition: Complete, professionally rejoined below the arms, with expected areas of discoloration to the glaze, the glyphs clear, and in very good condition overall.
Dimensions: Height: 3 3/8 inches (8.7 cm)
Provenance: Private Australian collection, acquired from the London trade in the 1960s and then by descent.
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