Ancient Art International

Ancient Egyptian Double Glazed Ushabti

4 1/2"
Bought by present owner at Drouot Auction House in Paris, from an old French collection


Ancient Egyptian Double Glazed Ushabti Rare Type Green Faience Over- Painted Details. 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.

Antiquities - Artifacts - Ancient Art - Art Appraisals
Ancient Roman Art - Ancient Greek Art - Ancient Chinese Art - Ancient Egyptian Art

Ancient Art International 
Vero Beach, Florida, USA & Courchevel, Savoie, France
Reproduction without permission is prohibited


Copyright 2012-2013.  All Rights Reserved.  Powered by PD-go!