Egyptian Third Intermediate Period faience shabti

E293

£100.00

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A pale blue glazed faience shabti figure with moulded features.

Culture
Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, 1050-730 BC

Size
10.5 x 3.5 cms

Condition
A few small chips otherwise intact

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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