An Egyptian Clay Shabti Mold, Late Period, ca. 669 - 332 BCE
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A loaf-shaped fired pottery mold for the production of shabtis of the typical Late Period worker type with foot pedestal, beard, and protruding fists.
Dimensions: Height: 12 cm (4.7 inches)
Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall.
For a related example, see National Museum of Scotland, accession no: A.1911.299.1
Provenance: Private collection of Geoffrey Metz, Egyptologist, Sweden, acquired from Bonhams, London April 23, 1999. Metz catalogue number: M1023