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Upper Part of Ushabti

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, painted
DATES ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E.
PERIOD New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/16 in. (9.8 x 4.5 x 3 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE By exchange
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CAPTION Upper Part of Ushabti, ca. 1539-1292 B.C.E. Limestone, painted, 3 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/16 in. (9.8 x 4.5 x 3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, By exchange, 37.151E. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of a limestone ushabti, consisting of upper half of body. Mummiform figure without tools. Figure wears blue and black broad collar and black wig. Face is red with black eyes. Condition: Paint on body. Collar and wig is very faded but the face is preserved rather well. Inscription obliterated. Three holes drilled in bottom of fragment.
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