Egyptian shabti of Amenemope

E412

£900.00

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A bright blue glazed faience shabti with painted details and inscription for Amenemope, priest of Amun.

Culture
Egypt, Tel el-Assasif, 21st Dynasty, c. 1070-945 BC

Size
9.4 x 2.8 cms, 12.9 cms including stand

Condition
Lower legs lost otherwise intact

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

Mounted on a rather crude stone block for display

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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