GREEN SCHIST SPOON INSCRIBED FOR DJED-HAPY-IWEF-ANKH

GREEN SCHIST SPOON INSCRIBED FOR DJED-HAPY-IWEF-ANKH

Egyptian, Late Period to Early Dynastic Period, c. 6th to 4th century BC

Height: 10.5 cm; width: 4.4 cm

With a vertical column of hieroglyphs on the bowl reading, "Scribe(??) of a phyle, Djed-Hapy-i(w)ef-ankh, son of Ir-Hap-iawet, born of the Lady of the House Ir-s(y)-Neith-heb

Collection of Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Christie’s, New York, 4 June 2008, Lot 14