Lot 75
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AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI OF IRET-HOR-ERU, 29TH DYNASTY/EARLY PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 398-300 B.C. | An Egyptian Faience Ushabti of Iret-hor-eru

Estimate
2,000 - 3,000 GBP
Sold
6,875 GBP
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Description

  • FAIENCE
  • Height from modern base 18.9 cm
born to Djed-hathor-es-ankh, priest at Herakleopolis, holding the hoe, pick, and seed-sack over his left shoulder and wearing a braided beard and striated tripartite wig, the nine lines of inscription beginning and ending at the back pillar, mounted on an early 20th century Egyptian wood base.

Provenance

Martin Boddewijn, Belgian private collection, acquired in Egypt in 1920/1925
by descent to the current owner

Catalogue Note

For another ushabti of Iret-hor-eru, son of Djed-hathor-es-ankh, but in a different style, cf. J.-F. and L. Aubert, Statuettes égyptiennes : chaouabtis, ouchebtis, Paris, 1974, p. 261, fig. 160.
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