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Egyptian Late Dynastic shabti with inscribed legs and back

E145

£240.00

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A black glazed faience shabti figure with a moulded inscription to both sides.

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

Size
7.5 x 2.1 cms

Condition
Minor chipping, some ancient moulding damage to the face as shown

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Derbyshire, UK; formerly in an early to mid 20th Century collection

More Info

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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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