USHABTI - Egyptian

USHABTI - Egyptian

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Product Number:53502

Size:

10" x 3"

Date:

1570-1342 BC
Large, terracotta Ushabti with arms crossed, holding a crook and flail, wearing a headdress and standing on a base. Incised hieroglyphs on the front. 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. Traces of dark blue. Some encrustation. Dirt patina. 18th Dynasty.

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