Small Model of a Coffin with Two Ushabti of Seba
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Wood, stone, linen
ca. 1075-945 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period
Sarcophagus length: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm)
Scarab length: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
Left Ushabti length: 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Right Ushabti length: 6 7/16 in. (16.4 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Two ushabtis of wood inscribed for Seba in a miniature anthropoid sarcophagus. The ushabti on our left is pointed, inscribed and held firmly in place with pitch. The one on our right is wrapped in linen and removeable. Between them was a sixth object namely a roll of linen, inscribed in Demotic which now bears acc. No. 37.127E. Loose in the sarcophagus is also a scarab in gray stone. Originally all were fixed into the sarcophagus with pitch.
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Small Model of a Coffin with Two Ushabti of Seba, ca. 1075-945 B.C.E. Wood, stone, linen, Sarcophagus length: 9 1/2 in. (24.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.126Ea-b. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.126E_NegA1_glass_bw_SL4.jpg)
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