11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY FROM
THE HARER FAMILY TRUST COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE SHABTI FOR HOR-PTAH-DJED-KA
Late Period, Dynasty XXVI, 664-525 B.C.
Yellow green in color, standing on an integral plinth against a back pillar, holding agricultural implements, a seed bag over the left shoulder, wearing a striated tripartite wig and plaited chin beard, inscribed with nine lines of hieroglyphs for "the Inspector and Osiris, ...the royal scribe, Hor-Ptah-Djed-Ka"
7½ in. (19.1 cm.) high
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G.D. Scott, III, Temple, Tomb and Dwelling: Egyptian Antiquities from the Harer Family Trust Collection, San Bernardino, 1992, pp. 106-107, no. 63b.
Said to be found at the Fayumic site of Hawara by Sir W.M.F. Petrie.
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