Egyptian pottery shabti figure

E282

£100.00

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A moulded pottery shabti figure with traces of red and black surface decoration.

Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
9.5 x 3.4 cms

Condition
Surface worn

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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