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Egyptian painted pottery shabti

E271

£100.00

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A pottery shabti figure with moulded features and traces of painted details.

Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
10.1 x 3.6 cms

Condition
General wear and light chipping

Provenance
Ex. collection: Major James Findlay (1915-1990), Aberdeen, Scotland; acquired 1950s-1960s and thence by descent.

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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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