Shabti of Iwi Replica

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<br> <br> The original painted and gilded limestone funerary statuette is of Iwi, priest of Amun. The broad vertical band is inscribed with a prayer for offerings. The narrower transverse bands represent bandaging on a mummy which, unlike most later funerary figures, covers the hands. <br> <br> The original is Probably from Thebes - Egyptian, 17th dynasty, about 1650 BC. This reproduction is based the original in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a replica of the original painted and gilded limestone shabti of Iwi, priest of Amun.

Shabti were funerary statuettes, usually human in form, which were intended to serve the deceased on their journey to the afterlife. Their roles varied from providing food to undertaking manual labour on behalf of the deceased.

This reproduction is based on the original in the department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum. The broad vertical band is inscribed with a prayer for offerings, while the narrower transverse bands represent bandaging. The original was probably cast in Thebes sometime around the 17th Dynasty, about 1650 BC.

An exciting and detailed ornament for the home.

  • Product Code: CMCR90860
  • Product Weight: 0.16Kg
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • T.P: 19.30
  • Dimensions: H20 x W4.5 x L4.5cm
  • Material: Painted and gilded earthenware
  • Postage Weight: 0.20 Kg

<br> <br> The original painted and gilded limestone funerary statuette is of Iwi, priest of Amun. The broad vertical band is inscribed with a prayer for offerings. The narrower transverse bands represent bandaging on a mummy which, unlike most later funerary figures, covers the hands. <br> <br> The original is Probably from Thebes - Egyptian, 17th dynasty, about 1650 BC. This reproduction is based the original in the Department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum.

Exclusive to the British Museum, a replica of the original painted and gilded limestone shabti of Iwi, priest of Amun.

Shabti were funerary statuettes, usually human in form, which were intended to serve the deceased on their journey to the afterlife. Their roles varied from providing food to undertaking manual labour on behalf of the deceased.

This reproduction is based on the original in the department of Egyptian Antiquities at the British Museum. The broad vertical band is inscribed with a prayer for offerings, while the narrower transverse bands represent bandaging. The original was probably cast in Thebes sometime around the 17th Dynasty, about 1650 BC.

An exciting and detailed ornament for the home.

  • Product Code: CMCR90860
  • Product Weight: 0.16Kg
  • Theme: Ancient Egypt
  • T.P: 19.30
  • Dimensions: H20 x W4.5 x L4.5cm
  • Material: Painted and gilded earthenware
  • Postage Weight: 0.20 Kg
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