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.
It is inscribed with raised hieroglyphics on three registers
Earthenware with yellow-green glaze.
Egypt, Late Period, 664-332 BC.
Good state of preservation - fixed on a plexiglas base
Provenance: France, Galerie L.Y.N., ref 53
Previously: former French collection formed in the 1980s
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- Ancient Egyptian
- Glazed earthenware oushebti inscribed with hieroglyphics
- 5.9×1.8×1.4 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- basse époque, 664 à 332 avant J.-C.
- Good Condition, See Photo