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Intact & Superb Egyptian Green Faience Shabti with Esoteric Face

Intact & Superb Egyptian Green Faience Shabti with Esoteric Face


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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1410476
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This intact and superb faience Egyptian shabti dates to the Late Period, 26th Dynasty, circa 664-525 B.C., and is approximately 6.9 inches high. This esoteric green glazed shabti is intact, and has no repair and/or restoration. This piece is also a large example for the type, and has a very esoteric face with a slight smile and detailed molded body features. This piece is a mummiform standing figure with a tripartite wig, with a seed bag slung over his left shoulder, and is seen holding a pick and a hoe. This piece also stands upright by itself, as it has a flat bottom, and a dorsal pillar is seen on the backside. This piece also has a thick even green glaze, and there are also attractive spotty light brown mineral deposits seen on various sections of this piece. Overall, a very attractive and large example for the type. This piece also has a custom display stand, and can easily be removed. Ex: Major James Findlay collection, Aberdeen, Scotland, circa 1950's-2000's. (Note: Additional documentation is available to the purchaser, including UK Export and US Customs Import documentation.) I certify that this piece is authentic as to date, culture, and condition.