Ancient Egyptian Faience Egyptian blue glazed Shabti - (3)

Description
Ancient Egyptian Faience Egyptian blue glazed Shabti - (3)
1200-1000 BC - Egypt

3 pieces of a small pale blue faience shabti, shown in mummiform with details.

Ushabti figure, also spelled shabti or shawabty, are the small statuettes made of wood, stone, or faience
that are often found in ancient Egyptian tombs. Their purpose was to act as a magical substitute for the deceased owner when the gods requested him to undertake menial tasks in the afterlife; the word ushabti is usually translated as "answerer."

Condition: Restored but complete, neatly repaired around the middle . A marriage from two different shabtis from the same group.

Important information;

Provenance:

Bought In 2020 at an Antiquities dealer A.S. in England. Company details are known to Catawiki. Documentation is located at dealer. Former pre 2000 collection.

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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Faience
Number of objects
3
Object
Egyptian blue glazed Shabti
Century/ Timeframe
1200-1000 BC
Origin
Egypt
Condition
Restored
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