An Authentic Egyptian Painted Faience Ushabti, 1200 BC
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Aweidah Gallery - Jerusalem based gallery
P.O.Box 51067 - Jerusalem, ISRAEL
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AN AUTHENTIC EGYPTIAN NEW KINGDOM PAINTED FAIENCE USHABTI, Circa 1550 - 1069 B.C
The Ushabti has lovely color and very defined features in black glaze, holding agricultural tools and carrying a bag of seeds.
Ushabtis: 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.
Faience: 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
Measurements: Height: 9 cm - Width: 3 cm
Condition: Intact, not repaired and not restored as shown in the pictures
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