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Shabty of the Chief Draftsman Amen-em-opet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Deir el Bahri, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1075-656 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XXI Dynasty to XXII Dynasty
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 7/16 in. (11.1 x 4.4 x 3.7 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 Shabty of the Chief Draftsman Amen-em-opet, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E. Faience, 4 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 7/16 in. (11.1 x 4.4 x 3.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.136E. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.136E_view2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience Ushabti of the Chief Draughtsman of the Estate of Amon-Re, Amen-ern-opet. The left arm is extended straight down at the side; right arm crossed over shoulder. Hair is rendered with straight black lines and bound with a fillet. Inscription over most of figure. Inscription and details in black. Condition: Intact. Bright blue glaze well preserved. cf. 37.138E
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