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Ushabti of Hori

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Wood, pigment
  • Place Made: Thebes, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XIX Dynasty to XX Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 7 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 1 5/16 in. (18.8 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Ushabti of Hori, ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, 7 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 1 5/16 in. (18.8 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.132E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.134E_37.132E_37.133E_GRPA_glass_bw_SL4.jpg)
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wooden ushabti, stuccoed and painted, of the officer of the Estate of Amon, Hori. Mummiform; hands hidden; no tools or sack. Wears a black wig the ends of which are striped red and dark yellow. The face is red with details of eyes in black and white. Also wears a broad collar, in alternate bands of red and yellow. Single column of inscription on the lower body, in black against yellow ground, with a red border. Condition: Intact. Paint is somewhat faded and has chipped from wig.
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