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Ushabti

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Clay
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XIX Dynasty
    PERIOD New Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 6 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (15.2 x 4.9 x 4.4 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.147E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Ushabti, ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E. Clay, 6 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/4 in. (15.2 x 4.9 x 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.147E. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.147E.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pottery ushabti. Wears double wig with fillet and heavily pleated short-sleeved gown. The figure has sfumato-like eyes and a post-Amarna protruding belly. Arms are worked in relief, right crossed over left. There is a black-pillar which is uninscribed. Condition: A red-brick color, interesting modeling and intact excepting a few minute chips here and there on the front.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (74%)
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