BRILLIANT BLUE FAIENCE USHABTI OF NESY-PER-NUB

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BRILLIANT BLUE FAIENCE USHABTI OF NESY-PER-NUB
Scribe of god’s father Mut, holding hoe in his crossed hands, black details of striated tripartite wig, heart amulet and two vertical columns of hieroglyphs reading: ‘…I will irrigate (the riparian lands) for the Osiris, the Scribe and God’s Father of Mut, Nesiy-per-nub, justified…’

Ex priv. coll. Dr. J.W. Leyds, acq. 1926-7, hence by inheritance priv. coll. T.v.A., Netherlands
H. 14,5 cm. Intact. Mounted

Third Intermediate Period, 21st Dyn., 1069-945 BC, Deir-el-Bahri, II Cachette, Thebes

Cf. G. Janes, Shabtis, Paris 2002, p. 101; L. Aubert, Les Statuettes de la deuxième Cachette de Deir-el-Bahri, p. 76

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