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Egyptian faience inscribed shabti

E112

£325.00

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A blue glazed faience shabti figure with a moulded hieroglyphic inscription to the front of the legs.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
11 x 3 cms

Condition
Surface wear to back and foot otherwise intact

Provenance
Ex. collection: Michael Legg, UK; acquired before 1973.

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Shabti figures

Shabtis (also known as shawabtis or ushabtis) are small human figures, usually mummiform in shape, which were placed in tombs to replace and act as servants of the deceased in the afterlife - Read on.....
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