Egyptian Deep Blue Glaze Faience Ushabti for Neferemperes

13295. Egyptian Deep Blue Glaze Faience Ushabti for Neferemperes

22nd Dynasty, circa 1069-702 B.C.

Deep blue glazed faience composition mummiform ushabti, depicted with arms crossed and holding implements, wearing the royal wig and beard. Decorated with three black glazed horizontal glyph registers on the front of her legs and a single vertical glyph register down the back of her legs. Translates as follows...”Illuminate the Osiris, the lady of the house Neferemperes. She says: O you shabti! If [Neferemperes] should be called to do any work that has to be done…” The name itself is fine (it means “Good is in her house”). She wears a seed sack across her back as well, also painted in black. Intact, excellent condition. Mounted on an old wood base. A nice example. Size: 4-3/8 inches H. x 1-1/2 inches W.
Provenance: Private West Milford NJ collection, acquired 1960s, to current owner by descent.


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