Ushebti of Meret-it-es

Faience | 4.2 x 1.2 x 0.8in | c. 380-250 B.C.E.

Egyptian Artist

The ancient Egyptian government sometimes required of its people hard communal agricultural work. Concerned that such governments might exist in the hereafter, Egyptians created ushebtis to perform these tasks. As is clear on the large ushebtis, the ...
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