ANCIENT EGYPTIAN LATE PERIOD SHABTI FOR ANKH-HOR
LATE PERIOD 640-570 BC
moulded faience, shown in mummiform pose, wearing the tripartite wig and beard, the obverse and reverse impressed with hieroglyphs for Ankh-Hor, Governor of Upper Egypt
10cm high
Estimate £ 2,000-3,000 + fees

Provenance: Ex. French private collection, acquired prior to the late 1970s. Bonhams, 1st May 2013, lot 312. Subsequently part of the Julian Bird collection

Sold for £2,125 (buyer's premium included)