Shabti of Tayuheret, Royal Cache 1 Deir el-BahriE252
A bight blue glazed faience shabti figure with black painted details and inscription for the Chief of the harem of Amen-Re, Tayuheret.
Tayuheret was the wife of Masaharta and daughter-in-law of the pharaoh Pinudjem I.
Egypt, Royal Cache 1, Deir el-Bahri, 21st Dynasty, c. 1000 BC
11.3 x 3.7 cms
A clean repair above the foot otherwise intact as shown except for a hole drilled under the foot for mounting
Ex. collection: Ulf Filipson-Löwe (1921-1989), Sweden, then Igor Jülich (1934-2013), Sweden; imported to Sweden prior to 1969. Deir el-Bahri tomb TT320, discovered c. 1881.
A mid 20th Century auction lot label on the back “173”. Supplied with an old wood display block (not attached).
Several objects from this collection are now in the Mediterranean Musem, Stockholm, Sweden.