Ancient Egyptian Faience Ushabti, 600 - 300 Bc - For Sale

Ancient Egyptian Faience Ushabti, 600 - 300 Bc
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An ancient Egyptian detailed faience Ushabti with an engraved bag of seeds on the back shoulder, dated from, 600- 300ADTheUshabtihaslovelycolorandverydefinedfeatures,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: 12 cm - Width: 3 cm - Height on stand: 14 cm Condition: Lower part is repaired otherwise intact Nicely mounted on a custom handmade plexi-glass stand of high quality ALL ITEMS THAT WE OFFER FOR SALE COME WITH A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY

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AWEIDAH GALLERY
4 Via Dolorosa street
P.O.Box 51067
Jerusalem
Israel
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Email : maweidah@netvision.net.il
Phone : +97226284417 or +972-545-216055

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