Lot 651: Egyptian Hieroglyphic Shabti
December 7, 2016
Harwich, United KingdomLive Auction
Description: Late Period, 30th Dynasty, 380-343 BC. A large blue-green glazed composition shabti with finely modelled facial features, tripartite wig, false beard, crook and flail in the crossed hands, seed bag over the left shoulder, dorsal pillar, horizontal bands of text from Chapter 6 of the Book of the Dead to the lower body. 144 grams, 17cm (6 3/4"). Property of a London gentleman; acquired before 1995.
Condition Report: Fine condition.