An Egyptian Faience Worker Shabti for Nefy, Dynasty 19 - 20, ca. 1293 – 1070 BCE
An Egyptian Faience Worker Shabti for Nefy, Dynasty 19 - 20, ca. 1293 – 1070 BCE
An Egyptian Faience Worker Shabti for Nefy, Dynasty 19 - 20, ca. 1293 – 1070 BCE
An Egyptian Faience Worker Shabti for Nefy, Dynasty 19 - 20, ca. 1293 – 1070 BCE
An Egyptian Faience Worker Shabti for Nefy, Dynasty 19 - 20, ca. 1293 – 1070 BCE

An Egyptian Faience Worker Shabti for Nefy, Dynasty 19 - 20, ca. 1293 – 1070 BCE

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Regular price $3,500 USD
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The mummiform faience ushabti with black details, wearing a duplex wig, face with eyes in black, arms crossed over the chest, hands holding agricultural implements, seed sack centered on the back, a single column of hieroglyphic text naming the deceased as “Nefy”.  The inscription reads: “the Osiris, the God’s father (high priest) Nefy, justified”.

Dimensions: Height: 12.4 cm (4.88 inches)

Condition: Intact and in good condition overall.

Provenance: John Rilling private collection, Orange County, CA, acquired in the 1970s, then to his wife. Mr. Rilling died in 2008, and stopped acquiring in the 1990’s, carefully selecting items from major auction houses in the US and the UK. Thereafter, private Virginia collection, acquired in 2011.


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