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Egyptian Shabti of Hor-em-achbit, 30th Dynasty, circa 380-343 BC

Pale blue-green faience shabti with six lines of horizontal text reading: 'The illuminated one, the Osiris Hor-em-achbit, born to Ta-kay, he speaks: O, these shabtis ... (chapter 6 of the book of the dead, version VII A).

This shabti is published as figure number 209 in:
Schlögl/Brodbeck. Ägyptische Totenfiguren aus öffentlichen und privaten Sammlungen der Schweiz. Freiburg 1990.

Broken twice at the leg level, surface of the faience chipped off in places.

Swiss private collection

H. 13.8 cm (5.4 in)

Sold 1450 USD

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