Egyptian inscribed pottery shabtiE112
A moulded pottery shabti figure with a black painted inscription reading “Illuminating the Osiris, Pa-em-pened(?)”
Egypt, probably Thebes, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC
8.1 x 2.9 cms
Legs damaged and light wear as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: Julian Bird, London, UK; acquired in Bamfords Auctioneers, 2013, formerly in an early 20th Century Derbyshire collection.
Accompanied by a copy of Mr. Bird’s collection notes for this item.