11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY OF MAURICE D. D'ARIA
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE SHABTI FOR HOR-WEDJA
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI, 664-525 B.C.
Apple green in color, standing on an integral plinth against a back pillar, holding agricultural implements, a seed bag over his left shoulder, wearing a striated tripartite wig and braided chin beard, with seven lines of hieroglyphs inscribed for "the Inspector, the Osiris, the prophet of Neith, Hor-Wedja"
8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm.) high
Acquired by the current owner in the 1970s.
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