Catno. both on right side and on back.
Hieroglyphs on front. MANU 18th Dynasty Sedment Egypt The Egyptian Ushabti figures were very importnat in old Egyptian religion.
The figures were put in the grave with the deceased and would travel with him to the afterlife, where they would act as a helper for the deceased.
During the 12th Dynasty, when these figures first emerged, they were very crude and usually only depicted the general shape of a human.
Later versions would have both face and limbs depicted, as well as having hieroglyphs depicted on the front of the figure.
Interpretations of what the figures meant also changerd during their development.
Earlier ideas was that the figure would function as a substitute body in case the mortal remains of the deceased dissappeared, whereas later ideas incorporated the idea that the figure would be a sort of helper for the deceased in the afterlife and do all the tasks that were usually expected of him.