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ANCIENT EGYPTIAN USHABTI FOR SEMATAUI
Soft blue faience shabti for The Sameref-priest, commander of the troop, Semataui, son of Sheri, born of Tashepsetherti., arms crossed, hands holding pick and hoe, wearing a tripartite wig, seedsack on back. With T-shaped inscription sHD Wsir sA-mr=f Hrj-mSa smA-tA.wj sA Srj ms (n) tA-Spst-(2)-hr.tj mAa-xrw….. Illuminating of the Osiris, the Sameref-priest, commander of the troop, Semataui, son of Sheri, born of Tashepset(2)herti, true of voice. The personal name Semataui (greek: Somtous) also indicates that the bearer of this name once lived at Heracleopolis because Semataui “he who unifies the two lands” was a falcon headed deity which was worshipped there. Sameref "the son whom he loves" is a priestly title associated with Heracleopolis Magna (Middle Egypt). The name of the father, Sheri, means “the child”; the name of the mother, Tashepsetherti, “the noble one is content”. Dating:27th-30th Dynasty, 554-332 B.C……… High: 13,4 cm (5 2/5 inches) Condition: Intact …….. Provenance: Old English collection before 1980.


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