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GBP (£) 1,000 - 1,400
EUR (€) 1,200 - 1,680
USD ($) 1,360 - 1,910

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£810 (EUR 972; USD 1,103) (+bp*)

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Egyptian Faience Shabti of Dwaui-djedef

Late Period, 525-332 BC

A pale-blue glazed composition mummiform shabti figurine wearing a tripartite wig and false beard, sharp facial detailing, arms crossed at the chest holding a pick and hoe, seed-bag over the left shoulder, standing against a plain dorsal pillar; a T-shaped incised inscription names the owner as Dwaui-djedef(?); accompanied by a custom-made display stand. 111 grams, 15cm high (273 grams total, 17cm including stand) (6" (6 3/4")). Fine condition.

Provenance
Gallery Drees Archeo, Brussels 2004.
Private collection of Egyptologist Paul Whelan, Hertfordshire, UK.