Egyptian large faience shabti fragment

E291

£225.00

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The upper part of a large green glazed faience shabti figure with moulded details.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
6.8 x 4.4 cms, 11.7 cms

Condition
Fragment as seen in the photographs, mounted on a perspex display stand

Provenance
Ex. collection: John Winterbottom, Denbighshire, UK; acquired 2007 from Malter Galleries, California, USA.

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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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