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shabti figure of Med-Ra-Mes, a priest

Shabti figures were placed with ancient Egyptian burials to act as servants in the afterlife. They undertook menial tasks and produced food for the deceased. The hieroglyphics on this shabti read 'I come as a devotee of Osiris. The Priest Medji-Ra-Mes, X - Late Period (Dynasties 26-31) - 661-332 BC -