A beautifully detailed Egyptian green faience shabti for Padikhonsu; dating to the 21st - 22nd Dynasty, Third Intermediate Period, C. 945 - 715 BC. This well detailed figure stands mummiform, wearing the the tripartite wig and shesh headband. Excellent black paint remaining. A seed basket over the shoulders. A horizontal column of hieroglyphs reading:
'Wsir iT-nTr n imn -di-xnsw mAa-xrw'.
‘The Osiris, the Divine father of Amun, -Padi-Khonsu’.
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, C. 945 - 720 BC.
Size: 12 x 3.4 cms.
Fantastic condition; beautifully detailed with black paint still remaining. A small chip to the bottom of the base. Small chip on left hand tool. Hieroglyphs clear and readable.
Provenance: Ex. Anubis Ancient Art Gallery, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Acquired in 2013.
Ref: Glenn James, A Private View, Page: 129, No. 54.