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Oushebti Egyptian Funeral Statuette Egypt Terracotta Collection
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"Oushebti Egyptian Funeral Statuette Egypt Terracotta Collection"
Small Egyptian funerary statuette called Oushebti *, enamelled terracotta. Provenance private collection. This Oushebti is in good condition, it is in its own juice. He is authentic. A note: small breakage on the side of the foot, dirt, stains and wear of time, see photos. We put a 2nd oushebti of this collection for sale on this site. * The funeral servants (shaouabtis, oushebtis in Egyptian, "corvables", "respondents", "funeral figurines" ...) are small statuettes depicting a character, standing, generally swaddled in strips (mummiform), sometimes dressed, of which arms crossed grab various instruments or attributes. A text, written on the servant, gives the name and titles of its owner, supplemented by chapter 6 of the Book of the Dead which specifies the function of the figurine: to perform in the other world, instead of the dead, the works agricultural requirements. The first examples appear in the Middle Kingdom (around 1991-1786 BC, 12th Dynasty). In the New Kingdom (18th Dynasty, around 1555-1305 BC), it is still mummiform, holds instruments and amulets.All the materials were used: the wood, the "Egyptian earthenware" with the variable colors according to the time, the terracotta and even bronze Height: 8 cm Reference: 840 91 All photos are on: www.antiques-delaval.com
Price : 450 €
Period:Before 16th century
Style:Other Style
Condition : En l'état

Material : Terre
Height : 8 cm

Reference : 457593
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