Very Large Ancient Egyptian Ushabti Late period, ca. 700-30 B.C.
Molded pottery servant or messenger having mummiform body with hieroglyphic inscription down the front pillar, from a chapter of the book of the dead. Rough surface with 2-1/2” loss down rear column, chip on toe, else intact.
Provenance: Ex, Arte Primitive, Ex, Private Louisiana collection, acquired 1990s, ex. Pete Whisnant collection, Louisiana.