AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE SHABTI FOR HENET-TAWY
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty XXI, 1070-945 B.C.
Turquoise blue in color, with black glazed details, holding agricultural implements, a seed bag between the shoulders, wearing a tripartite wig bound in a fillet, with six lines of hieroglyphs inscribed for "the divine wife of the god Amun of Thebes, Henet-Tawy"
6 1/16 in. (15.5 cm.) high
Deir el Bahri Cache I, Thebes.
Private Collection of the Duchess of Berry, and then by descent.
European Noble Family; Christie's, London, 11 July 1984, lot 155.