By the Third Intermediate Period, the number of shabtis placed in the tomb was set at 401 (365 workers and 36 overseers). Their main function was to ensure the individual's comfort and freedom from daily labor in the next life. Formerly in the collection of Dr. Leopoldo Benguerel y Godo, Barcelona, acquired in London in the 1960's. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED.HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK. Member: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA). See our'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired.
Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity. See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art. The item "Egyptian White Faience Shabti Ancient Art & Antiquities" is in sale since Friday, October 21, 2016.This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Egyptian".antiquitatis" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.