London, South Kensington
13 May 2003
AN EGYPTIAN BRIGHT BLUE GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTI FOR THE HIGH RANKING PRIEST AND OFFICIAL NESYPERNUB
DYNASTY XXI (1069-945 B.C.)
With two columns of hieroglyphic text, crossed arms and wearing striated tripartite wig, carrying seed basket on back and heart amulet on the chest, details in black glaze
5¾ in. (14.5 cm.) high
Deir el-Bahri, Cache II, 1891.
Sold Sotheby's, Aus Deutschen Schlössern: Ancestral Attics, Schlöss Monrepos, Stuttgart, 9-14 October 2000, lot 2103.
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