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A large Egyptian Two-Toned Faience Shabti for Minwy, Dynasty 30, ca. 380 – 343 BCE
Regular price$4,000 USD
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Shown mummiform, of faience with light blue and cobalt blue glaze, the details in relief, with a tripartite wig, divine beard, facial details in low relief, hands crossed over chest carrying a pic and hoe in relief, seed bag on cord suspended over the left shoulder, with dorsal pillar and trapezoidal base, undedicated with no inscription.
Note: Although uninscribed, this ushabti has been attributed to Minwy born to Pupu-iut. My thanks to Jean Thomassen for the attribution.
Dimensions: Height: 6 inches (15.24 cm)
Condition: Minor glaze losses and unevenness to glaze that does not detract, otherwise intact and very good condition overall with excellent contrast between the two glazes.
Provenance: Ex: JME collection, NY, acquired Christie's London, Oct 2000, lot # 456, at this sale the shabti was accompanied by an invoice from Spink & Son Ltd., London, September 1962 (now missing) but noted in the 2000 auction.
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