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Ancient Egyptian Double Glazed Ushabti

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

Description

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.

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