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Shabty of Queen Karamama

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Possible Place Made: Thebes, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1075–656 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 22
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS Height: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ushabti of Queen Keromama. Right hand is crossed on breast and holds a mattock which rests unsupported on left breast. Her left arm rests at her side. She wears a bag wig with uraeus. Traces of paint on her back indicate showing the ends of a tied fillet. A single column of inscription on the front of her kilt and one on her legs. Condition: Overall quality is poor, very crude workmanship.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Shabty of Queen Karamama, ca. 1075–656 B.C.E. Faience, Height: 14 1/2 in. (36.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.209E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.209E_front_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 37.209E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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