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Egyptian faience shabti

E181

£650.00

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A pale faience shabti figure with moulded details and an incised inscription.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, probably 30th Dynasty, c. 380-343 BC

Size
13.9 x 4 cms

Condition
Some surface chips and general light wear to the glaze

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Kirkbymoorside, Yorkshire, UK; acquired in the 19th or early 20th Century

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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