Dated from, 600 – 300 BC
Measurements: Height: 19 cm - Diameter: 5.5 cm - Height on stand: 21.5 cm
The Ushabti is nicely mounted on a custom plexi-glass “Lucite” display stand of high quality
Also known as shabtis or shawabties. Probably the most collected artifacts of ancient Egypt. These magical statues were found in tombs, and hold the role of being servants. They were designed to accompany the deceased into paradise, to comply with requests from the gods.
Material used by the ancient Egyptians, composed of a quartz or crystal base, covered with a vitreous, alkaline compound with calcium silicates to provide the diversity of colors and the glassy finish Condition: Intact, very good condition
Provenance: Aweidah's collection before 1970 - Registered at the IAA
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