Egyptian faience shabti, ex. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

E292

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A pale green glazed faience shabti figure with moulded details.

Culture
Egypt, end of Late Dynastic Period, c. 4th Century BC

Size
8.3 x 2.3 cms

Condition
Intact as shown

Provenance
Ex. collection: John Winterbottom, Denbighshire, UK. Acquired by deaccession from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA; their red accession number inscribed on the back.

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Shabti figures

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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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