Egyptian small inscribed faience shabti

E234

£120.00

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A small green glazed faience shabti figure with an incised hieroglyphic inscription to both sides.

Culture
Egypt, Late Dynastic to Ptolemaic period, late 1st Millennium BC

Size
6.8 x 1.7 cms

Condition
Intact apart from a chip on the back of the head

Provenance
Ex. collection: Jytte Soelberg, Copenhagen, Denmark; acquired late 20th Century from an older collection.

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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