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Ushabti

Scope note

Egyptian figures of stone, wood, or clay that were placed in tombs for the purpose of serving the deceased in the afterlife.

This term has 469 records attributed within our system.

Term type

AAT
Object name

Getty AAT term number

3000184956

Broader Terms used

funerary sculpture

Created

11yrs ago

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