Faience Ushabti for Ankh-Hor

Culture: Egypt
Period: Ptolemaic period, 332-30 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions: 13.5 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1146
Provenance: From the private collection of the famous French composer Jean Prodromides (1927-2016).
Condition: Intact
Description: Ushabti of green faience naming its owner Ankh Hor, son of Her Psamtik and Toth-Irdis. The body in mummyform with crossed arms, in the left hand holding a figure of a hoe, the right one the pick. Behind the left shoulder a fine seed bag is engraved. The figure stands on a plinth and leans on a back pillar. The details of the face are worked out, the large ears appearing under the tri-partite wig, the pharaonic beard is braided. The front with three vertical lines of hieroglyphs, the back pillar is without any inscription. On the bottom of the mount a handwritten description. On the back pillar an old collection label.