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Egyptian painted pottery shabti

E204

£250.00

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A pottery shabti with a pale green painted surface and black ink (unidentified) inscription.

Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
8.5 x 3.7 cms, 11.7 cms including stand

Condition
Losses to face and foot, general wear

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; acquired 1960’s-1970’s.

Mounted on a hardwood display block.

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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