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Mummiform Ushabti of Wah-ib-re-em-akhet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Reportedly From: Giza, Egypt
  • DATES 664-525 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 5/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 1/16 in. (11 x 3 x 2.8 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 Mummiform Ushabti of Wah-ib-re-em-akhet, 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 4 5/16 x 1 3/16 x 1 1/16 in. (11 x 3 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.215E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.215E_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.215E_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Pale green faience mummiform ushabti of w3h.ib r'-m-3ht, Wah-ib-rem-em-akhet. He wears a non-striated tripartite wig. His hands are crossed and juxtaposed on chest, left holding a mattock and the right a pick. Bag incised on back of left shoulder. Back pillar lacks inscription. One column of text down the front reads as follows: [Hieroglyphs] Condition: Good, the glaze turned now to a dull green-brown.
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