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3 Ancient Egyptian Ushabti (2600 - 2100 Bc)

3 Ancient Egyptian Ushabti (2600 - 2100 Bc) Egyptian photo   Category : Antiquities > Egyptian
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Uploaded by vitunifinance on Jun 16, 2017
        
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Category : Antiquities > EgyptianItem Id: 191816
Material: FaienceProvenance: Luxor
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Height16 cm & 13 cm and 17 cm
Width5 cm & 4 cm and 4 cm
The practice of using ushabtis originated in the Old Kingdom (c. 2600 to 2100 BCE) with the use of life-sized reserve heads made from limestone, which were buried with the mummy
[4] Most ushabtis were of minor size, and many produced in multiples – they sometimes covered the floor around a sarcophagus
Made of faience in Luxor
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