Faience Ushabti of Irt-Hor-erer

Culture: Egyptian
Period: 26th dynasty, 664-525 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions: 12.1 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1207
Provenance: Private collection Dr J. B., Vienna. Acquired on 28 September 1998 at Dorotheum, Vienna, lot 382. Prior in an old Austrian collection.
Condition: Intact
Description: Ushabti of turquoise faience, mentioning in its inscription Irt-hor-erer as its owner, born from Dsched-Hathor-jus-ankh. The ushabti with a mummiform body with crossed arms, the figurine holding in its left hand a flail, in the right the crook. The figure stands on a plinth and leans on a back pillar. The details of the face are finely worked out, the ears looking out from the tripartite wig, the false beard is plaited. In the front hieroglyphs in T-form, the back pillar is uninscribed.