Egyptian Faience Shabti

SKU: HQ.0050

Origin: Egypt
Circa: Late Period, Dynasty 26, c. 664 - 525 BC
Dimensions: 5.3" Height (13.5 cm)
Medium: Faience

Depiction of a servant in a mummy position with arms crossed over his chest, holding stick and whip. With T-shaped inscription. The blackening of the glaze is due to a fire in the tomb.

Privately owned in Switzerland since the early 1990s

Nose, hands and tip of beard chipped.

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