All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Ancient World : Egyptian : Faience : Pre AD 1000 item #1374631
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A blue green turquoise faience Ushabti of Ipethemetes, holding agricultural implements (pick and hoe ), wearing plain tripartite wig and plaited beard. A single frontal panel with hieroglyph inscribed: ''Illumination of Osiris, Ipethemes, born of HathoreMachet, justified. The name Ipethemes ''(The Goddess) Ipet is her majesty'' Hathoremachet ''Hathor is on the horizon''. A few minor scattered chips but excellent state of preservation.