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Rare Ancient Egyptian Middle Kingdom Serpentine Stone Shabti - 1750 BC

CAD $43,469.99 Buy It Now Unsold, CAD $100.74 Shipping, 14-Day Returns

Seller: artancientltd (9,479) 99.4%, Location: Huntingdon, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 291550575864 A rare Middle Kingdom serpentine shabti, dating to Dynasty XIII, 1750 BC. Far rarer than shabtis of later periods, this is a fine example of the Middle Kingdom style; with heavy wig, prominent ears and emphasis placed on the over-large hands. Small statuettes such as this were believed to be imbued with magic, and were intended to come to life and work on behalf of their owner in the next world. This figure represents the beginnings of that tradition, one that would run for well over 1000 years. Height: 4 3/4 inches. Height mounted: 5 3/4 inches Length: Width: Condition: Provenance: Harer Family Trust Collection, acquired early 1980s from Charles Ede Ltd. Published: Scott, G.D. 1992. Temple, Tomb and Dwelling: Egyptian Antiquities from the Harer Family Trust Collection. California State University: San Bernardino. Approximate region of origin: Authenticity Our parent company, ArtAncient Ltd. are members of the Antiquities Dealers Association, LAPADA, CINOA and the BNTA. We exhibit at major art fairs and have sold to museums and important collectors. All objects we sell are authentic as described. Shipping We send all collectibles Registered, Signed-for and Insured. We do not profit from shipping charges. As volume sellers with preferential rates, we are mostly able to ship at below commercially available prices. Combined shipping In some cases we can combine multiple items into a single package to save you money. However, If you plan to purchase items over the course of a day or more you must delay payment and let us know after you have purchased the first item. Otherwise all items are sent following cleared payment. Terms and conditions No Sales Tax/VAT will be charged by ourselves. Our terms and conditions are available on request or can be found on our website. As legitimate sellers, we do not mis-describe items on the customs form. Please note that in most countries, antiques and collectibles are eligible for minimal/zero charges on importation. inkFrog Analytics

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