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Egyptian shabti of Hor-irt, ex. Blanchard Museum, Cairo

E136

£450.00

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A green glazed faience shabti figure with moulded details and inscription. The shabti is inscribed “The Osiris (…) Hor-irt, born of Mer-Neith-tefes(?).

Culture
Egypt, reputedly found in Memphis; end of Late Dynastic Period, early to mid 4th Century BC

Size
10.9 x 3 cms

Condition
Repaired from four pieces, a few small chips on the back

Provenance

Ex. collection: Julian Bird, London, UK; acquired in Christies, London, 2007. Formerly in Blanchard’s Egyptian Museum, Cairo (early 20th Century). An old inventory number on the dorsal pillar.

Accompanied by a copy of Mr. Bird’s collection notes for this item.

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