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Ushabti of Ptah-semem-psamtik

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-525 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XXVI Dynasty
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 7 13/16 x 1 15/16 x depth through base 1 9/16 in. (19.8 x 5 x 4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.140E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Ushabti of Ptah-semem-psamtik, 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 7 13/16 x 1 15/16 x depth through base 1 9/16 in. (19.8 x 5 x 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.140E. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.140E_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience ushabti of Semen-Ptah-Psmetik, son of Ta-sherit-net-pa-nebes. Mummiform figure, with wig cover and braided beard. Holds hoes but has no sack. 8 rows of inscription around lower body, with uninscribed plinth on back. Condition: Matte blue glaze, with traces of original greenish color, intact.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (72%)
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