Egyptian small painted faience shabti figure

E292

£100.00

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A small green glazed faience shabti figure with faint black painted details and moulded decoration.

Culture
Egypt, late New Kingdom, 12th or 11th Century BC

Size
6.2 x 1.8 cms

Condition
Surface wear and light chipping as seen in the photographs

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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