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Egyptian inscribed faience shabti

E224

£220.00

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A glazed faience shabti figure with an hieroglyphic dorsal inscription.

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

Size
7.5 x 2.2 cms, 9.5 cms including stand

Condition
Intact, covered in a dark brown surface patina

Provenance
Ex. private collection, New York USA; acquired early/mid 20th Century.

Mounted on a small painted wood block with an old collection number under the base.

More Info

further reading on....

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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