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Small Ushabti of the Women Zed-Khonsu

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
MEDIUM Nile mud, traces of paint
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1292-656 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XIX Dynasty to XXV Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 5/16 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (11 x 3.2 x 3.2 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 Egyptian. Small Ushabti of the Women Zed-Khonsu, ca. 1292-656 B.C.E. Nile mud, traces of paint, 4 5/16 x 1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in. (11 x 3.2 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.142E. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.142E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Nile mud ushabti of the woman Djed-Khonsu. Mummiform figure, back is unmodelled. Oringinally fired with white slip and details painted in black. Only traces of paint remain. Still discernable are fillet around head, sack, and hoes. One column of inscription on front. Condition: Paint largely gone. Inscription almost illegible. Intact.
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