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An Egyptian Faience Ushabti for Netchery, New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, ca. 1295 - 1190 BC

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Mummiform faience ushabti with bright blue glaze, details in black; wearing a tripartite wig, broad collar necklace, face round with eyes, cosmetic lines and mouth detailed in black, ears exposed, arms crossed over chest with hands holding agricultural implements; a single column of  text on front legs naming the deceased as Net-Chery.

For related examples see:

1. S. Decker, Uschebti – agyptische Dienerfiguren einer deutschen  Privatsammlung, (Kempen, 2005), pp. 52 - 53 Bak-en-chons DYN 20

 

Dimensions: Height: 3 1/4 inches (8.3 cm)

Condition: Intact and in very good condition overall

Provenance: Acquired from the Dutch trade in 2008. Ex. private Austrian collection, acquired prior to 1983.



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