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Egyptian faience shabti with inscription

E224

£220.00

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A dark green glazed faience shabti figure with an hieroglyphic inscription on the front of the legs.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, c. 730-332 BC

Size
9.2 x 2.8 cms

Condition
Repaired from two pieces with some minor surface chips, a dark surface patina to the front of the body

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Cambridge UK; acquired mid 20th Century.

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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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