Egyptian Faience Ushabti of Psamtek

Inscription: “the superintendant of the treasury, Psamtek called Iahmes, born to Bastertirdis”

 

Late period, Dynasty XXX (ca. 380-343 BC)

 

Height: 19 cm.     (7 1/2 in.)

ex: private European collection, before 1977. Acquired by Antiquarium Ltd, Bonhams. London. Antiquities. 1 May 2008, lot 85.

 

(#eg4650shab)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

Antiquarium Ltd. with Salon 94; Frieze Masters, London (5-8 October 2017) (2017) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures VII (New York, 2009) p.6

Schneider, Hans D; Shabtis : an introduction to the history of ancient Egyptian funerary statuettes with a catalogue of the collection of shabtis in the National Museum of Antiquities at Leiden  (Leiden, 1977) pl.60, no. 5.3.1.134 (text, p.178)

 

 

 

Comparandum:

Friedman, Florence  (ed.); Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian Faience (New York, 1998) no.153

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