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Sadigh missed realising that the silly fake shabti was a copy of the Ahmose shabti.
He also missed the point that this one ( a popular tourist souvenir type) is copied from one of the really lovely fragments of wall painting from the tomb of Nebamun in the British Museum.
And this one is copied from
Or in "Technicolor" for only $2000
Another variant for sale: "only" $4000 !
And yet another variant a few years later.
Carved limestone wall fragment depicts three Egyptian Goddesses playing musical instruments, wearing headdresses, colorful garments, bracelets and collars.
Traces of green, deep orange, yellow ochre and black. Light earthen patina. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.
Only $4000 !
Many things offered by Mr Sadigh are tourist souvenirs inspired by well known artefacts.
CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY AND INFORMATIVE LITERATURE FROM A NEW YORK GALLERY.
An honest seller who immediately removed the listing when informed of the truth.
One can actually buy, for much less than these rather horrid copies sell for, rather wel made copies.
Here is one being made.
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