Egyptian faience shabti figure

E264

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A green glazed faience shabti figure with moulded details and traces of an indistinct hieroglyphic panel to the front of the legs.

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

Size
9.6 x 2.9 cms

Condition
Minor chipping and general surface wear as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: John Winterbottom, Denbighshire, UK; acquired 2005 from Dr. Bron Lipkin (Collector Antiquities), London, UK.

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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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