Egyptian shabti for the priest AhmoseE32
A pale blue glazed faience shabti figure with moulded details and inscription. The shabti is inscribed “Illuminating the Osiris, the priest Ahmose”.
Egypt, Dynasty XXX to early Ptolemaic, 4th Century BC
12.8 x 3.2 cms
Intact apart from some minor chipping to the surface glaze
Ex. collection: Julian Bird, London, UK; acquired in Christies, London, 2006. Formerly in a private collection, London, formed in the 1970’s to early 1980’s.
Accompanied by a copy of Mr. Bird’s collection notes for this item.