A Collection of 230 Faience Ushabtis

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Late Period, 664-332 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions: From 5 cm to 12 cm long
Price: 28 000 Euro
Ref: 1300
Provenance: Collection Ezeldeen Taha Eldarir, on 15 May 1930 from Salahaddin Sirmali in Cairo and then brought to the USA.
Condition: Except for some abrasion and wear the ushabtis are throughout intact.
Description: Important and large collection of 230 ushabtis of green and light blue faience, where the majority comes from the same grave complex. The figures depicted in mummiform, tripartite wig, false beard and with crossed arms. Most of them are holding the hoe in their left hand, in their right one the plough. Most of the hieroglyph inscription on the front.