• Antiquities auction at Christies

    Sale 5487

    Antiquities

    29 April 2010, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 355

    TWO EGYPTIAN BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTIS

    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI, 1069-945 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    TWO EGYPTIAN BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTIS
    THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXI, 1069-945 B.C.
    Both with details added in black, wearing tripartite wigs and holding picks, seed bags over their shoulders
    Both 4½ in. (11.5 cm.) high (2)


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    Provenance

    Formerly in an English private collection, 1960s.