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Egyptian terracotta shabti, Third Intermediate Period, 1070-712 BC

Egyptian terracotta shabti, Third Intermediate Period, 1070-712 BC


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1319821
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Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Zurich, Switzerland

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 $320.00 
Nice mummiform shabti rendered with a triangular face showing detailed features. The plain wig with horizontal bands on the front lappets, the arms (uncommonly) folded left over right across the chest, the fists holding hoes.
For shabtis from the same mold, cf. Gorny&Mosch December 2015 sale, lot no. 823.
Terracotta
Egyptian, 3rd Intermediate Period, 1075-664 BC
H. 5.1 cm (2 in)
Intact, fine condition. Remains of a light gesso layer in the cavities.
Hessian private collection F. S., acquired during the 1960ies to 1970ies.

The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed.