New Kingdom Egyptian Stone Mummiform Ushabti

14326. New Kingdom Egyptian Stone Mummiform Ushabti

Circa 1500 BC

A good size carved limestone magical servant for the afterlife, wearing bag wig and holding hands folded across chest, uninscribed.
Size: 8 inches (20.3 cm) H. + mount.
Cf. J-F. Aubert, Statuettes égyptiennes, Paris,1974, for limestone ushabtis.
Provenance: Ex Dr. Junius Bouton Bird (1907-1982), American Museum of Natural History New York City, born in Rye, New York, was an American archaeologist who was appointed curator of South American Archaeology at the American Museum of Natural History in 1934), acquired from his ancestor Albert Shaw (1857- 1947), Author, Historian, Editor of the Review of Reviews, member of the American Antiquarian Society.

$5,500


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