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Item:123040416781Ancient Egyptians were buried with numerous ushabtis (called shabtis before the 21st Dynasty, c. 1077-943 BC). These figurines were believed to be servants to attend the dead in the afterlife. The figurines were made in different sizes and materials, The most common and most popularly collected varieties today were made from faience—a type of sintered-quartz ceramic with a distinctive and beautiful blue or blue-green color that was intended to imitate highly sought-after semiprecious stones like turquoise and lapis. This ushabti dates from about 650-600 BC and is mounted on Lucite for display. It is in excellent condition.Measurements: 5 x 1.5 x 1.5 Shipping/Handling price INCLUDES professional packing to ensure safe delivery of your item. Please feel free to reach out with any questions.