Jewellery, Watches, Antiquities and Objects of Vertu (16 March 2021)

Date of Auction: 16th March 2021

Sold for £160

Estimate: £120 - £140

An Egyptian Ptolemaic 3rd-2nd century BC green faience Shabti mummiform funerary figure, wearing a tripartite wig and false beard, his arms to his chest, and holding a hoe and mattock, 10 x 2cm. £120-£140


Shabtis were placed in tombs among the grave goods as servants in the afterlife.