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Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 26th to 31st Dynasty, ca. 664 to 332 BCE. A Late Period ushabti (shabti) made of green faience, mold-made and standing in mummiform, with a vertical bar of hieroglyphs, most of which are illegible. The figure wears a tripartite wig, sports a lengthy false beard, and holds a symbolic pick and hoe in order to skillfully work the fields of Osiris in the afterlife. Size: 2.75" H (7 cm); 3.55" H (9 cm) on included custom stand.
Provenance: private Carlton collection, Los Angeles, California, USA, acquired between 1965 and 1980
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