Ancient Egyptian Faience Glazed earthenware oushebti inscribed with hieroglyphics - 5.9×1.8×1.4 cm

Description
Ancient Egyptian Faience Glazed earthenware oushebti inscribed with hieroglyphics - 5.9×1.8×1.4 cm
basse époque, 664 à 332 avant J.-C. - Egypt

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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Lot details
Culture
Ancient Egyptian
Material
Faience
Object
Glazed earthenware oushebti inscribed with hieroglyphics
Dimensions
5.9×1.8×1.4 cm
Century/ Timeframe
basse époque, 664 à 332 avant J.-C.
Origin
Egypt
Condition
Good Condition, See Photo
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