Egyptian New Kingdom large pottery shabti

E223

£200.00

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A large pottery shabti figure with crudely moulded details.

Culture
Egypt, New Kingdom, Dynasty XIX, c. 1292-1189 BC

Size
17.6 x 4.3 cms

Condition
Intact as shown

Provenance

Ex. collection: Julian Bird, London, UK; acquired in Bournemouth in 1977.

Accompanied by a copy of Mr Bird’s collection notes for this piece.

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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