Egypt Late period to early Ptolemaic period usahbti for Asetneferet

Ancient Coins - Egypt Late period to early Ptolemaic period usahbti for Asetneferet
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Egypt

Late period to early Ptolemaic period (ca 4th-3rd cent BC)

This is a nice faience shabti of turquoise to blue colour.
The shabti is compact and bar shaped, and is 11,5 cm tall
On the front there is a column with a hieroglyphic inscription that continues on the back of the ushabti.
The inscription reads as follows: "SHD Wsjr Ast-nfrt ms.n IaH-ir-di-sj" "Illuminating of Isiris, Asetneferet, born of Iahirdisj"
Iardisj means "It is the moon which has given her"
Iah "the moon" refers to the god Toth who was considered as God of wisdom but also as moon god
The design of the ushabti indicates a dating to the 30th dynasty or early Ptolemaic period.
This well modelled shabti is completely intact.
Provenance: German private collection.
Ancient Coins - Egypt Late period to early Ptolemaic period usahbti for Asetneferet
Price SKU: US1024
US$ 799.00
  • € 725.89
  • £ 631.93
  • AUD 1,182.68
  • CHF 796.84
  • CAD 1,057.08

Rates for: 10/16/19

Ships from: Belgium