Egypt Late period faience shabti for the priest Hor-Khonsu

Ancient Coins - Egypt Late period faience shabti for the priest Hor-Khonsu
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Egypt

Late period (664-332BC)

Green faience shabti for the priest Hor-Khonsu
Size is 110 cm and completely intact.
The faience shabti has a T-shape inscription and fine modelled details of the face, the plaited beard, striated tripartite wig, hands and hoes.
The figure has a pedestal and a back pillar.
These features indicate that the shabti dates to the 4th or the 3th cent BC (30th dynasty/Ptolemaic period)
The inscription reads as follows: (1)sHD Wsir sms (2)Hr-xnsw ms(n) MAat-wr(t) (1)Illuminating of Osiris, the Sem priest/Eldest (2)Hor-Khonsu, born of Maat-wer(et)
Hor-Khonsu is a typical name for the Late period of Ancient Egypt (see Ranke, Personennamen, p.250 Nr.12)
The inscription mentions the title of a Sem priest or Eldest.
In both cases, Hor-Khonsu held a high priestly office.
From a German collection, prior to 1980.
Ancient Coins - Egypt Late period faience shabti for the priest Hor-Khonsu
Preis SKU: US1121
US$ 999.00
  • € 858.64
  • £ 784.31
  • AUD 1,420.98
  • CHF 927.17
  • CAD 1,336.16

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