PROPERTY FROM THE PLAISANT JOZEF NESTOR COLLECTION
NEW KINGDOM, DYNASTY XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN SERPENTINE SHABTI FOR MY
New Kingdom, Dynasty XVIII-XX, 1550-1070 B.C.
Depicted mummiform with the arms folded over the chest, holding a hoe in each hand, with a seed bag between the shoulders, wearing a broad collar and striated, tripartite wig, with six lines of hieroglyphic text around the body separated by a central column down the front, the inscriptions integrated into the design of a seated winged Isis, the field above her wings with a wadjet-eye, inscribed for "the illuminated one, My," details incised
6¼ in. (15.9 cm) high
Plaisant Jozef Nestor, acquired 1910-1940