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Shabty of the Prophet of Amon, Harkhebit

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Reportedly From: Deir el Bahri, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XIX Dynasty to XX Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 4 7/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 9/16 in. (11.3 x 4.3 x 4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.135E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Shabty of the Prophet of Amon, Harkhebit, ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E. Faience, 4 7/16 x 1 11/16 x 1 9/16 in. (11.3 x 4.3 x 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.135E. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE front, 37.135E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ushabti of the Prophet Amon, Harkhebit, in faience. One column of inscription on lower body. Facial features, sack, fillet around head and inscription in black underglaze. Short and heavy in its proportions. Condition: Originally bright blue, now somewhat faded. Weathered on feet, hands and face. Intact.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (80%)
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