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Upper Part of Ushabti

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Pottery, painted
DATES ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E.
PERIOD New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 4 1/16 x 2 1/16 in. (10.3 x 5.3 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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CAPTION Upper Part of Ushabti, ca. 1292-1190 B.C.E. Pottery, painted, 4 1/16 x 2 1/16 in. (10.3 x 5.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.162E. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Fragment of pottery ushabti, consisting of upper half of figure. Painted over white slip. In mummiform, with hoes and sack. Lightly fired. Wig, eyes in black; face, hoes, lines bordering inscription, hand in brown red. Sack and background of inscription are yellow; inscription itself is black. Condition: White slip spottily preserved. Paint on neck and back of wig largely intact. Face, top of head weathered to brown.
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