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Item:122961052736Egypt Third Intermediate Period, early 22th dynasty (ca 950-817BC) This is a very nice blue-green overseer (reis) faience shabti, with a mummy shaped body with visible hands; the left hand is hanging against the body; the right is bowed on the chest and is holding a whip, a kilt in front, wearing the tripartite wig and shesh headband. Separated legs and detailed toes are visible. Detailed face with detailed eyes. Details are added in black. It measures 117 mm. The hieroghlyps on the front says: "The Osiris,the Lord of Eternity". For Pa-Di-Khonsu, see Ranke I, pg 125, 21 and pg 126, 1 &2 for variations on writing. Pa-Di-Khonsu means "The one who gave Chonsu"In perfect condition, black paint still remaining, hieroglyphs clear and readable. The name: Neb Nehehe (overseer Padichonsoe) See Rainer Hannig, Handwörterbücher Agyptisch/Deutsch, pag 447. For similar examples, see Schneider 1, pg 236, Petrie museum or Allard Pierson in Amsterdam, Netherlands, no 9471 (also from Thebe). From a Dutch collection. Provenance will be provided to the buyer. US1014Material:faience, Provenance:Ownership History Available
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Egypt TIP 22th Dynasty blue faience overseer shabti of Pa-Di-Khonsu