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Ancient Egyptian Blue Faience Ushabti

Item Number: 20406
$825.00
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Dimensions:
4"" (10 cm), 4 3/4" with stand
Material:
Faience
Condition:
Very good
Region:
Egypt
Provenance:
Acquired in the early 70’s by the present owner from an old French collection.

Description

Handsome higher gloss with darker blue hair adorns this Ushabti.. Ushabtis were the 400+/- small figures of servants plus supervisors who accompanied well-to-do Egyptians to ease the passage to the afterworld. Ushabtis were a major component of Egyptian funeral rituals. They carried tools in each hand and a sack on their back. Custom made Lucite stand.

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