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Egyptian Third Intermediate Period faience overseer shabti

E111

£160.00

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A bright blue glazed faience overseer shabti figure with moulded details.
Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050 – 730 BC

Size
10.4 x 4.3 cms

Condition
Front of foot lost and right shoulder chipped

Provenance
Ex. collection: Julian Bird, London, UK; acquired in Cambridge in 2009.

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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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