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Privy Counsellor of Amun, Ku

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-332 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XXVI Dynasty to XXX Dynasty
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in. (11.3 x 3.1 x 1.8 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 Privy Counsellor of Amun, Ku, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 4 7/16 x 1 1/4 x 11/16 in. (11.3 x 3.1 x 1.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.178E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.178E_view3.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.178E_view3.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience ushabti of Privy Counselor of Amun, Ku, born of Ta-sheret-en-ta-ihet. Mummiform, with tools. Undetailed wig cover and beard. Inscription arranged in one band around body, ending at plinth on back, and one column on front of figure. Condition: Intact. Glaze weathered to matte blue from original greenish color. Brown spots on back of figure. This ushabti belongs to a series 37.174E - 37.178E.
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