Ancient Egyptian Faience Ushabti For Ipethemetes Late Period 664-332 B.c.
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Ancient Egyptian Faience Ushabti For Ipethemetes Late Period 664-332 B.c.:
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.
Size: High 15 cmProvenance: Private German collection before 1980
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