Egyptian inscribed pottery shabti

E112

£260.00

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A moulded pottery shabti figure with a black painted inscription reading “Illuminating the Osiris, Pa-em-pened(?)”

Culture
Egypt, probably Thebes, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
8.1 x 2.9 cms

Condition
Legs damaged and light wear as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Julian Bird, London, UK; acquired in Bamfords Auctioneers, 2013, formerly in an early 20th Century Derbyshire collection.
Accompanied by a copy of Mr. Bird’s collection notes for this item.

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