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Ushabti of Pedenit

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
DATES 664-332 B.C.E.
DYNASTY Dynasty XXVI or later
PERIOD Late Period
DIMENSIONS height: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm); width: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); depth of pedestal: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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CAPTION Ushabti of Pedenit, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, height: 5 5/16 in. (13.5 cm); width: 1 3/8 in. (3.5 cm); depth of pedestal: 7/8 in. (2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.169E. Creative Commons-BY
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience ushabti with base and plinth. Mummiform, holding tools. Incised wig cover and upturned braided beard. Lower body bears nine rows of incised inscription. Identified as major domo of the divine adoratrice, Pedeneith. Condition: Intact. Matte glaze of greenish color. One of a series 37.168E - 37.171E.
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