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Shabti of an overseer

Third intermediate period, 21st Dynasty, circa 1069 – 945 BC
Light blue faience, details in black.
H 11.6 cm

Overseer shabti of the priesthood of Amun. Probably from the 2nd cachette of Deir el Bahari. The shabti´s right arm is flexed across his chest and holds a stylized whip; he is dressed in a kilt and wig; on the front side a hieroglyphic inscription. Intact.


Auction catalogue Pierre Bergé, Paris, 1 December 2007, lot 427

€ 2.800