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Egyptian New Kingdom carved wood shabti figure

E97

£450.00

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A wooden shabti figure with carved details and faint traces of polychrome painted decoration.

Culture
Egypt, New Kingdom, late 2nd Millennium BC

Size
16.9 x 4.7 cms

Condition
Losses and and ancient wear as seen in the photographs.

Provenance
Ex. private collection, London, UK. Acquired in 2003 from an earlier 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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