Egyptian small faience shabti with inscribed dorsal pillar

E224

£200.00

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A small green glazed faience shabti figure with an hieroglyphic inscription on the dorsal pillar.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, c. 730-332 BC

Size
6.5 x 2 cms

Condition
Surface chipping as seen in the photographs (mostly to the hands and front of base)

Provenance
Ex. private collection, Cambridgeshire, UK; acquired mid 20th Century.

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Shabti figures

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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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