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Late period, 28/30th dynasty (ca 404-343BC)
Pale blue-green faience ushabti represented in mummiform with a tripartite wig, a hoe and a pick and back over the shoulder.
The T-shape register gives the name of the owner and his mother in wonderful detail
The face is well detailled and has a noble expression.
The inscriptions reads: "The illuminated Osiris, the Lord of the Force, god's servant Ptah-Hotep, born of Ta-Weret"
Dimensions are 10,4 x 2,5 x1,9 cm.
"The Lord of the Force", see Petrie, Shabtis, Pl.XIII, nr 580
"Ptah-Hotep" means "Ptah is satisfied"
Completely intact, no repairs or restaurations.
From a German collection, prior 1970