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Ushabti

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
MEDIUM Nile mud, 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 Measurements: Height .107 m, width .032 m  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.159E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Egyptian. Ushabti, ca. 1292-656 B.C.E. Nile mud, paint, Measurements: Height .107 m, width .032 m. Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.159E. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.159E_37.142E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sun-dried Nile mud ushabti of the Chantress of Amon, Ainmose. Covered in white slip with details on black. Mummiform with hoes and sack on back. One column of inscription: "To illuminate the Osiris, the Chantress of Amon, Ainmose." Condition: Feet missing. Head broken off and reattached. Back of head chipped. Facial details gone. Paint very faded and weathered. Modern pink on back. Inscription partly legibile. Poor condition. One of a group 37.156E thru 37.161E.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (73%)
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