Egyptian statue Ushabti / Shabti mummy figure replica for work in the afterlife

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Ancient Egyptian ushabti figure

Dimensions :-

Height - 15 cm / 6 inches

Base length - 5 cm / 2 inches

Base width - 4.3 cm / 1-3/4 inches

This is a fine replica of an actual Shabti that reproduces every detail of the original figure and is a personal favourite in this size category.

It clutches two farming implements that would have been put to good use in the afterlife as well as a bag of seeds for planting thrown over the shoulder. You can just make out the segments of the seed bag looking at the back view photograph hanging off the left shoulder.

This piece is made of a limestone and quartzite composition stone and has been given an aged patina. It has been mounted on a felt based stand.

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Historical background :-

The name stems from the Sha-wab tree, as early figures were made from its wood. Later figures employed a great variety of materials such as clay, faience{opaque blue green glass} plaster and stone depending on what you could afford. These figures were placed within the tomb of an individual to magically come to life performing any work required by the god Osiris in the afterlife.

A modest burial would have one or two figures, however during the late period the quantities included within a burial increased to allow a shabti for each day of the year plus overseers. Some burials had even more.

*As each item is handmade, slight colour variations may occur.

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  • Latin America and the Caribbean : 1 - 3 weeks
  • North Africa and the Middle East : 1 - 3 weeks
  • Sub-Saharan Africa : 1 - 3 weeks

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