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Egyptian Bronze Shabti for the General, Wendjebauendjed - 8.1×0×0 cm

Egyptian Bronze Shabti for the General, Wendjebauendjed - 8.1×0×0 cm

Description
Egyptian Bronze Shabti for the General, Wendjebauendjed - 8.1×0×0 cm
From Tanis, 21st Dynasty, Third intermediate period, c. 1069-664 B.C.

Egyptian bronze shabti
From Tanis, 21st Dynasty, Third intermediate period, c. 1069-664 B.C.

Depicted mummiform with the hands folded over the chest, wearing a tripartite wig, with a single column of hieroglyphs down the front reading "the Osiris, the big of the ten"
8.1 cm high

Note
For related shabtis for Wendjebauendjed see p. 324 in Tiradritti, Egyptian Treasures from the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. According to Tiradritti, the Pharaoh Psusennes I revived the use of bronze for his shabtis, a practice not seen since the reigns of Rameses II and Rameses III. Bronze was highly valued during this period and its usage for shabtis was considered a luxury.

Provenance
Coins & Antiquities Ltd., 1981
Private collection, acquired from the above

Condition
In good state of preservation as seen on the pictures

Shipping terms
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Lot details
Culture
Egyptian
Material
Bronze
Object
Shabti for the General, Wendjebauendjed
Dimensions
8.1×0×0 cm
Century/ Timeframe
From Tanis, 21st Dynasty, Third intermediate period, c. 1069-664 B.C.
Condition
Good condition
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