Ancient Egyptian Faience Ushabti For Ipethemetes Late Period 664-332 B.c. For Sale
ANCIENT EGYPTIAN FAIENCE USHABTI FOR IPETHEMETES LATE
PERIOD 664-332 B.C.
A blue green turquoise faience ushabti of Ipethemetes, holding
pick and hoe. wearing plain tripartite wig and plaited beard. A frontal panel
with hieroglyphs reads: sHD Wsir Ipt-Hm(t)=s ms (n) Hwt-Hr-m-Axt mAa-xrw =
"Illuminating of Osiris, Ipethemetes, born of Hathoremakhet, true of voice". The
female personal name Ipethemetes means "(the goddess) Ipet is her mistress". The
hippopotamus goddess Ipet was worshipped as mother of Osiris at Thebes.
Ipethemetes was the designation of the twelfth month goddess in the ancient
Egyptian calendar. The personal name indicates that the shabti originates from
Thebes. The name Hathoremakhet means "Hathor is at the horizon".
Dating: Late Period 664-332 B.C.
High 15 cm
Provenance: Private German collection before 1980
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Ancient Egyptian Faience Ushabti For Ipethemetes Late Period 664-332 B.c.: $425