Egyptian Late Dynastic Period faience shabti for Horsiese

E194

£425.00

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A faience shabti figure with moulded details and inscription for Horsiese, born to Nesnebtmefka.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Size
9.1 x 3.3 cms

Condition
Lower legs lost, a stabile diagonal body crack and surface wear as seen in the photographs

Provenance
Ex. collection: Jytte Soelberg, Copenhagen, Denmark; acquired late 20th Century from an older collection.

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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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