BRILLIANT BLUE FAIENCE USHABTI OF NESY-KHONSY

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BRILLIANT BLUE FAIENCE USHABTI OF NESY-KHONSY

Supreme chief of the harem of Amun, details in black, holding a hoe in her crossed hands, wearing striped tripartite wig and disk-shaped earrings in relief, seed-sack slung over her back, six lines of hieroglyphic text: ‘…The Osiris, the ‘Supreme Chief’ of the harem of Amen, ‘Nesy-Khonsu, she speaks…’

Ex priv. coll. Texas, Sotheby’s & Co., London, July 10, 1972, no. 8; Sotheby Parke Bernet, New York, Febr. 17th 1978, no. 204 ill., acq. Charles Pankow, USA; recent coll. H.B., Netherlands
H. 16,5 cm. Intact. Some deposite of chalcite

TIP, 21st Dyn., 1000 – 974 BC

Publ. Egyptian Antiquities from the Carles Pankow Collection, 1981, p. 28, ill.
Cf. G. Janes, Shabtis, Paris 2002, p. 101; L. Aubert, Les Statuettes de la deuxième Cachette de Deir-el-Bahri, pp. 103-6, nr. 53

 17.500

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