27 October 2004
THE PROPERTY OF A LADY
AN EGYPTIAN PALE GREEN/CREAM GLAZED COMPOSITION SHABTI OF THE CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER, PSAMTEK
DYNASTY XXVI, 6TH CENTURY B.C.
Finely detailed, bearing eight lines of Chapter VI of the Book of the Dead for the 'Chancellor of the Exchequer', Psamtek, whose pet-name is Ahmose, born of Bastet-iirtdis, base chipped
6¾ in. (17.3 cm.) high
Sold Christie's London, 16 July 1985, lot 169; and inherited from an English deceased estate by the present owner.
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