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Egyptian faience overseer shabti

E249

£65.00

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A small green/red glazed faience overseer shabti figure.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
5 x 2.3 cms, 7.2 cms tall

Condition
Feet lost

Provenance
Ex. collection: Julian Bird, London, UK; acquired in 1995.

Accompanied by a copy of Mr. Bird’s collection notes for this item.

Mounted on a small perspex display stand

More Info

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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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