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Ancient Egyptian Faience Ushabti Figure with T Inscription for a priest - 130mm

Lot reference 18588773
Ancient Egyptian Faience Ushabti Figure with T Inscription for a priest - 130mm

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$831 Bidder 2408
14-05-2018 11:47:24
$475 Bidder 3120
12-05-2018 17:46:36

Circa 664 - 525 B.C.

Object: statue
Culture: Ancient Egyptian
Century/ Timeframe: Circa 664-525 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions (in cm): 130 x35 mm
Condition: Good Condition, See Photo
Origin: Egypt

Description: A good sized moulded faience ushabti figure with a T bar hieroglyphic inscription giving the owner's name and titles. .

The Shawabti or Ushabti tomb figure appeared in the Middle Kingdom, often referred to as the Egyptian Renaissance. In the Old Kingdom, or Pyramid Age, the tomb walls were decorated with scenes depicting daily life for the tomb owner to enjoy in the afterlife. In the Middle Kingdom, tomb walls were not decorated. Instead wooden figures made from Persea or 'Shawab' wood were placed with the burial to work as servants for the deceased in the fields of the gods in the afterlife. Later on these worker figures were called 'Shabti's or 'answerers. These figures were inscribed with the full text of the Shabti Spell from the Egyptian Book of the Dead. "If x is called to carry sand from the East to the West... 'Here I am', you shall say".

Superb item in great condition, ideal for display and interior decoration. This item includes a lifetime authenticity certificate.
Material: Blue-Green Faience
Condition: Very Fine / see photos
Date: Circa 664 - 525 B.C.
Size: 130 mm ; weight: 76 grams
Item Id; t285

Provenance: The Supplier warrants that is has obtained this lot in a legal manner.
Obtained from an old British collection, acquired between 1960-1990 in the European and Japanese Art Market.

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