Terracotta Ushabti with traces of black on the surface and the arms crossed over the chest. Often called "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. New Kingdom, 18th Dynasty.
5 ¼" x 2"
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