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Egyptian Shabti of Hor-em-achbit, 30th Dyn, 380-343 BC

Egyptian Shabti of Hor-em-achbit, 30th Dyn, 380-343 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Faience: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1076064
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Bernhard I. Mller, PhD
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Pale green-blue faience shabti with six lines of horizontal text reading: ‘The illuminated one, the Osiris Hor-em-achbit, born to Ta-kay, he speaks: O, these shabtis … (chapter 6 of the book of the dead, version VII A). This shabti is published as figure number 209 in: Schlögl/Brodbeck. Ägyptische Totenfiguren aus öffentlichen und privaten Sammlungen der Schweiz. Freiburg 1990. Faiance. Late Period, 30th Dynasty, 380-343 BC. H. 13.8 cm (5.4 in). Broken twice at the leg level, surface of the faience chipped off in places. Swiss private collection (references/data will be provided to the buyer).