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Egyptian painted faience shabti

E253

£70.00

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A pale green glazed faience shabti with moulded features and black painted details.

Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
9.1 x 2.7 cms

Condition
Repaired from four pieces on the neck and waist, one shoulder crudely restored

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Germany; acquired late 20th Century

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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