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Faience Ushabti

Auction:
3134B
Lot:
22
Sold for:
$6,765$5,500

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Auction:
Asian Works Of Art - 3134B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
September 14, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Faience Ushabti, Egypt, 26th dynasty, the figure holding farming implements, the body inscribed with nine horizontal bands of hieroglyphics, the inscription has been translated as identifying the owner as Hor-udja, a prophet of Neith, ht. 8 1/2 in.

Provenance: Purchased from Charles Ede Ltd., London, 1994.
Estimate $5,000-7,000

in good condition.


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Keywords

Charles Ede Ltd., Egypt, 3rd millennium BC, Ancient history, Death, Den, Figurines, Iry-Hor, Neith, Ushabti, London

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