Egyptian pottery shabti of Tent-Amen, from the Ramesseum at ThebesE269
A pottery shabti with yellow painted surface and black inscription for the Lady of the House, Chantress of Amen, Tent-Amen.
Egypt, Western Thebes, the Ramesseum; Third Intermediate Period, 22nd Dynasty, c. 945-720 BC
8.4 x 3.3 cms
Lower legs lost, surface wear as seen in the photographs
Ex. collection: Major James Findlay (1915-1990), Aberdeen, Scotland; acquired 1950s-1960s and thence by descent.
For further reading on the shabtis of Tent-Amen, please see: Shabti Collections volume 5, A selection from the Manchester Museum, Glenn Janes 2012; number 163.
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