Ancient Egyptian artifacts ushabtis
Faience with a green glaze, the servants for the afterlife are an art form that is purely Egyptian, remaining unchanged in both purpose and form for over 2,000 years. Because the daily life of ancient Egyptians centered around agriculture, they viewed the next world as primarily agrarian. 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 unpleasant chore the mummy might be called upon to perform in the afterlife. Several rows of raised hieroglyphics on the front panel. Late Kingdom
Hollow terracotta vessel with stylized squatting figure with a headdress, hands holding stick-like objects. Kalmias Culture.
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