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Shabty of Ankhesenmut

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Possible Place Made: Deir el-Bahri, Thebes, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1075-945 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 21 (probably)
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in. (11.5 x 4 x 2.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Anonymous gift
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Shabty of Ankhesenmut, ca. 1075-945 B.C.E. Faience, 4 1/2 x 1 9/16 x 1 1/8 in. (11.5 x 4 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 02.222. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 02.222_front_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE front, 02.222_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience shabty of Anh-s'-n-Mw.t. Body and face now green, probably originally blue. Arms crossed with hoe in each hand. Wig and details of face black. Inscribed in single column down front of body. Routine work. Condition: Glaze badly worn.
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