Egyptian Ushabti (or Shabti) in glazed ceramic. The Ushabtis of ancient Egypt were the workers of the afterlife, accompanying the deceased to the realm of the dead.
In the shape of a mummy, wearing a postiche beard. His arms are folded and pressed against the chest holding the ploughing tools, a hoe in each hand.
White ceramic with light blue glaze.
Egypt, Late Period, 664-332 BC.
Perfect state of preservation - fixed on an elegant acrylic base
Height: 4.7 cm (6.7 cm including the base).
Provenance: France, Galerie L.Y.N.,
Former history: Old private collection built-up in the 1980s
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- Ancient Egyptian
- earthenware oushebti with blue-green glaze
- 4.7×1.6×1.2 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- 664 à 332 avant J.-C.
- Good Condition, See Photo