London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN EGYPTIAN BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION WINGED SCARAB
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD (1069-656 B.C.)
With separate outstretched wings, the body and wings with details incised, pierced for attachment, 5 in. (12.5 cm.) across max.; and a blue glazed composition shabti for Bak-en-Mut, with a single vertical line of inscription reading "The Osiris Bak-en-Mut justified", carrying two hoes and a seed bag over both shoulders, wearing a seshed headband, details in black, chip to left hand, Dynasty XXI, 1069-945 B.C., 3 7/8 in. (9.8 cm.) high, both mounted (2)
Acquired from Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1980 (shabti).
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Item two: cf. H. D. Schneider, Shabtis, II-III, Leiden, 1977, p. 125, pl. 49, no. 18.104.22.168, for the same type.
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