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Ushabti of Pedenit

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty XXVI or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS Height 5 1/8 in. (13 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Ushabti of Pedenit, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, Height 5 1/8 in. (13 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.171E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.171E_NegA_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.171E_NegA_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience ushabti with base and plinth. Mummiform, holding tools. Incised wig cover and upturned braided beard. Bears nine rows of incised inscription around lower body. Identified as major domo of the divine adoratrice, Pedeneith. Condition: Greenish matte glaze with brown discoloration on lower legs and feet. Intact. One of a series 37.168E - 37.171E
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