Quality Ancient Egyptian Late Period Faience Ushabti
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Faience: Pre AD 1000: Item # 424832
KHRONOS ANCIENT ART
Patrick B.M. van Kooten
British Columbia, Canada
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STOCK #: AE050611-15RS
CULTURE: Ancient Egyptian
DATE: c. Late Period, 664-332 B.C.
DIMENSIONS: 3.612” (91.75 mm) tall
CONDITION: Intact with slight rubbing to tip of beard and nose. Glue from former collection present on underside of base, but that only adds to provenance.
COMMENTS: A very nice, Ancient Egyptian Late Period faience ushabti. Intended to serve the deceased in the afterlife, ushabtis have been found in many Ancient Egyptian tombs. This ushabti depicted is a lovely, rare and affordable, authentic example of such mummiform, humanoid figures. Comes with custom display stand.
PROVENANCE: Provenanced to a reputable NY dealer's elderly friend. A substantial collection compiled over decades with great scrutiny.
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