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Egyptian Ushabti

26th Dynasty of Egypt

Ca. 664 - 525

 

This small ceremonial figure is from the 26th century off Egypt 664 - 525 BC and was the last Native Egyptian Dynasty to rule Egypt before the Persian Conquest of 525 BC which altered the Egyptian political lanscape for centuries to come.

This figure represents the last of the Native Egyptian Dynasties.

Ushabtis were intended to act as servants in the afterlife.

 

** All Egyptian artifacts were LEGALLY exported from Egypt prior to the 1970 Unesco Treaty, and subsequent International Trade Laws regarding antiquities. **

 

** 26th Dynasty of Egypt **

The Twenty-sixth Dynasty of Egypt dynasty was the last native dynasty to rule Egypt before the Persian conquest in 525 BC. The dynasty's reign is also called the Saite Period after the city of Sais, where its pharaohs had their capital, and marks the beginning of the Late Period of ancient Egypt.

 

** Egyptian Ushabti **

The ushabti was a funerary figurine used in ancient Egyptian funerary practices. The Egyptological term is derived from ๐“…ฑ๐“ˆ™๐“ƒ€๐“๐“ญ๐“€พ wลกbtj, which replaced earlier ๐“†ท๐“ฏ๐“ƒ€๐“๐“ญ๐“€พ ลกwbtj, perhaps the nisba of ๐“ˆ™๐“ฏ๐“ƒ€๐“†ญ ลกw๊œฃb "Persea tree".

Egyptian Ushabti - 26th Dynasty of Egypt Ceremonial Figure

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