Egyptian New Kingdom wood shabtiE107
A carved wood mummiform shabti figure with traces of black painted decoration and inscription.
Egypt, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, c. 1292-1189 BC
20.4 x 4.5 cms, 22.5 including display block
Surface wear as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: Frederick Allan Downes, UK (1898-1974) thence by descent to Peter Allan Downes (1921-1984). Frederick Allan Downes was an airship officer in the First World War, who went on to work in India on the Bombay, Baroda and Central India Railways. During the Second World War he served as Squadron Leader Technical Branch, RAF.
Mounted on a wood display block