USHABTIS - Egyptian

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6 1/4" x 1 3/4"


663-525 BC
Faience Ushabti with low relief hieroglyphs and a cartouche on the front, wearing a chin beard and a headdress and standing on a base. Often called "Servants of the Afterlife," Ushabtis were placed in the tomb of the mummy and were intended to be servants that would magically come to life and do any chore the mummy might be called upon to perform in the afterlife. Heavy encrustation. Dirt patina. 26th Dynasty.

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