Ancient Egyptian XXth Dynasty Terracotta Shabti
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 424825
KHRONOS ANCIENT ART
Patrick B.M. van Kooten
British Columbia, Canada
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STOCK #: AE050611-12RS
CULTURE: Ancient Egyptian
DATE: c. New Kingdom, 20th Dynasty, 1186-1070 B.C.
MATERIAL(S): Clay / Terracotta (retains some original yellow and red pigment)
DIMENSIONS: 7 1/8” (181 mm) tall (without stand) – Quite Sizable
COMMENTS: A sublime Ancient Egyptian XXth Dynasty clay shabti which retains some of it's original yellow and red pigments. Intended to serve the deceased in the afterlife, ushabtis have been found in many Ancient Egyptian tombs. This ushabti depicted is a nice, large and affordable, authentic example of such mummiform, humanoid figures. Custom display stand included.
PROVENANCE: Ex. Private American collection.
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