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Ushabti of Pedenit

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Reportedly From: Thebes, Egypt
  • DATES 664–332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS height: 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm); width: 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm); depth of base: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience Ushabti of Padyneith, major domo of the divine adoratrice. Mummiform, stands on base with plinth. Has incised wig cover and up turned, braided beard. Holds tools and sack. Condition: Intact. Glaze weathered fairly evenly from original green. Some incrustation on feet and wig. One of group 37.168E-37.171E
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Ushabti of Pedenit, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, height: 5 13/16 in. (14.8 cm); width: 1 11/16 in. (4.3 cm); depth of base: 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.168E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.168E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.168E_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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