The Ushebtis were figurines representing mummified people and were destined to serve the deceased in the hereafter. They used to be made of fayenza (glazed ceramics), semiprecious stones or wood. The mission of these was to serve the deceased in the Egyptian beyond, the still, following the belief that earthly life continued in death, therefore also required work.
Provenance: Archaeological Gallery, Israel, 2008./ All items that we offer for sale will be combined with an export approval issued by the ministry of the Spanish culture department and certificate of authenticity.
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- Égypte ancienne
- Ushabti avec inscription hiéroglyphique, 15,5 cm
- Siècle/ Période
- 600 B.C.
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