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Painted limestone shawabti for the lady Djymyra, 1550 - 1196 BC

Shawabtis are small statues that were buried in tombs. They were meant to be your servants in the afterlife, but only if you said the magic words written in hieroglphs on your bodies. The rich often had one worker for each day of the year and one foreman with a whip and flared skirt for every 10 men.

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