Egyptian 19th Dynasty painted wood shabti figure

E100

£550.00

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A carved hardwood shabti figure retaining parts of a five line hieroglyphic inscription as well as extensive painted decoration including a mummy net on the back.

Culture
Egypt, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, c. 1292-1189 BC

Size
24.1 x 5.3 cms

Condition
Front of foot lost, vertical crack on the front of the body and general wear/losses to painted surface decoration

Provenance
Ex. collection: Gilbert Arthur Garnett (born in Cairo 1898), acquired in 1923; thence by family descent to a UK private collection.

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