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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 156

    AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD SHABTI FOR WEP-WAWET-NAKHT-AMEN-PEN

    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, CIRCA 1307-1070 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    AN EGYPTIAN PAINTED WOOD SHABTI FOR WEP-WAWET-NAKHT-AMEN-PEN
    NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XIX-XX, CIRCA 1307-1070 B.C.
    Mummiform, wearing tripartite wig and broad collar, holding agricultural implements, seed bag and water pot over the shoulders, with five lines of hieroglyphs from Chapter VI of the Book of the Dead, mounted
    8 in. (20.3 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    French private collection, acquired at auction, Saint-Germain-en-Lay, France, 1986.