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March 26 2014

Sadighgallery
New Arrival: Ancient Egyptian 18th Dynasty wooden miniature sarcophagus with a Ushabti on the lid, wearing a headdress with a cobra, Carved hieroglyphs on the front, linear details on the hair and a carved beetle on each side. On the inside, a carved figure.

September 06 2013

Sadighgallery

Ancient Egypt. Wooden Ushabti box, used to hold Ushabtis, servants of the afterlife, with gold leaf on the surface and carved hieroglyphs. Raised, decoratively carved figures on all sides including a standing Hathor the Egyptian goddess of joy, love and motherhood, wearing a crown and holding the hand of Isis, the protective Goddess, the wife of Osiris and the mother of Horus, wearing a sun disc and holding a staff. On the sides, the Egyptian falcon-headed, sky God, Horus, standing and holding hands with a pharaoh and Anubis, the jackal-headed God who presided over mummification and accompanied the dead to the hereafter. Arched sides and a flat lid on the top.

26th Dynasty. 663-525 BC

June 13 2013

Sadighgallery
Ancient Egyptian terracotta Ushabti with painted features.
“Servants of the Afterlife,” Ushabtis were placed in the tomb of the Mummy and were intended to be servants that would magically come to life and do any chore the Mummy might be called upon to perform in the afterlife. 18th Dynasty.

May 02 2013

Sadighgallery
Ancient Egyptian terracotta ushabti, often called "Servants of the Afterlife," with traces of white coating to the surface, earthen encrustation and traces of paint. 18th Dynasty. (7 ½" x 2 ½")

November 23 2012

Sadighgallery
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Ancient Egyptian. Multicolored mummy beads redesigned on a modern setting with a faience Ushabti (approx 2") with traces of a green glaze, several rows of raised hieroglyphs to the front panels. 26th Dynasty. 663-300 BC (23")
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