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Egyptian, Limestone Ushabti, , XIX Dynasty, 1320 - 1200 B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AB33403. limestone ushabti; cf. Saleh, Les antiquites egyptiennes de , 612; cf. , Egyptian Art and Antiquities, Summer 1980, # 45, , 6 Ĺ", wears bag wig, arms crossed, holding hoe and flail; $2610.00 (Ä2270.70)
Egyptian Ushabti Inscribed "The , Hemka Nefer," 30th Dynasty to Ptolemaic Period, c. 664 - 100 B.C.
Smaller ushabtis are often inscribed "the Osiris" followed by the name of the deceased. Hemka literally means priest and Nefer means or perfect. is called "Osiris Hemka" in a sacred text where he begets a son with (who is flying over him as a hawk while he reclines on a couch). The may read, "The , the perfect priest" or more likely reads, "The Osiris" followed by the name of the desceased, "Hemka Nefer." AEA31072. 8.4 cm (3 1/4") high, near
, aquamarine , Osirian form, holding and hoe, back pillar; nice color and better made than other "Hemka Nefer" ushabtis we have seen; ; SOLD
Egyptian, Ushabti, , 25th Dynasty, 750 - 656 B.C.
From the collection of , former dealer in antiquities for 40 years. AF33406.
ushabti; 3 1/2 cm, bright blue-green, wears bag wig, arms crossed, holding hoe and flail, crude, chips at right eye and foot, SOLD
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