Egyptian Faience Shabti of Nespawer

The Osiris, Nespawer, Son of the Priest Padineith, 

An Egyptian blue­green glazed faience Shabti of Nespawer, inscribed, 

The Osiris, Nespawer, son of the priest Padineith, born of Tadibastet.

 

Intact, with some misfiring about the feet and base.

 

 

3rd Intermediate to Late Period, Dynasties XXV-XXVIII, ca. 700-402 BC

 

Height: 15.2 cm.     (6 in.)

American private collection, Mr. M. E., New York, acquired in 1987 from The Lands Beyond, New York, 5 January 1987, with invoice. 

 

 

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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 XIII (New York, 2015) p.14

 

 

 

Comparanda:

Aubert, Jacques  & Liliane Aubert; Statuettes Egyptiennes. Chaouabtis, Ouchebtis (Paris, 1973) pl. 57, no. 138-139

 

Ashmolean Museum  acc. no. 1961.411

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