Draughtsman, inscribed in hieroglyphs with the name of a scribe, probably Paii(?), keeper of granaries. H. 1 in. Steatite. Bubastis.
Price, Frederick George Hilton (1909) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price, Dir.S.A. Vol. II. London: Bernard Quaritch. [p. 1] Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy. [p. 161]
- Hilton Price Lot Description
- Nine "DRAUGHTSMEN," of faience; two with heads of the god Bes (2957 Sakkara, 2955 Thebes); two with human busts (2940 Bubastis, 2941 Thebes); one with male figure holding busts (2940 Bubastis, 2941 Thebes); one with male figure holding bow (2960 Bubastis); two with ape's head of jackal's head (2967 Bubastis); one of very hard faience (or paste) with lotus ornament (4183); and one, shaped as a capped cone, bearing the name of "Pai, scribe of the granary"; a very intresting and valuable lot.
- Former Owner
- Frederick George Hilton Price (1842–1909)
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