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Ushabti and ushabti box.

From the family grave of the royal craftsman Sennedjem at Deir el-Medina.
Painted limestone.
New Kingdom, 19th Dynasty, Reign of Sethos I, 1306-1290 BC.

Human funerary figurines, or ushabti, which symbolize the deceasedís servants, formed an important part of New Kingdom funerary paraphernalia. They were kept in boxes, called canopic.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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