Egyptian Green Glaze Faience Ushabti

15194. Egyptian Green Glaze Faience Ushabti

26th Dynasty. ca 600 to 525 BC

Faience ushabti with good green glaze, modeled in the form of Osiris, holding hoes for work in the afterlife, wearing a beard and tripartite wig. A ‘T’ shape panel of carved hieroglyphs at the front proclaims "Illuminate the Osiris, the ...... Tombs contained 365 of these figures plus an overseer to do work for the deceased in afterlife. Size 4-1/2 inches H + block base. Provenance: Ex Palm Beach Island Estate.

$1,750


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