Egyptian shabti of Bak-en-Khonsu, from the Ramesseum, Thebes

E270

£280.00

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A glazed faience shabti with painted inscription and details for “The Osiris, Bak-(en)-Khonsu, justified”.

Culture
Egypt, Western Thebes, the Ramesseum; Third Intermediate Period, 22nd Dynasty, c. 945-720 BC

Size
9.2 x 3.4 cms

Condition
Lower legs lost

Provenance
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 109.
This invaluable reference book and others from the same series may be bought direct from the author here: http://www.shabtis.com/shabtigroup.php

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