Egyptian Ushabti in faience for the supervisor of the Necropolis Sematawy Tanetneferher.
The title-rA xAs.t JMJ literally translates as "the supervisor of the desert/foreign country" and is rarely found Ushabtis.
"The supervisor of the necropolis" was responsible for the cemetery. Sematawy
"He who unites the two countries" was a local deity
of Heracleopolis Magna in the north of Middle Egypt on the west bank near Fayoum.
It is possible that the ushabti was found in this area.
Information regarding the origin:
Purchased by the present owner in 2016 on C.W. from A.S. before that: originally from an old Dutch collection J.V.
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- Antiguo Egipto
- Ushabti de Tanet-Nefer-Her
- 11.4×3×3 cm
- Siglo / marco temporal
- epoque , 27ème / 30ème dynastie, 554-332 BC-Egypte 11.4 cm
- Buen estado, ver foto