Shabty of Princess Muthotep
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
The four faience shabties of Princess Muthotep show how some members of the royal family in the Twenty-second Dynasty adopted a practice formerly restricted to the less wealthy. Faience had become so closely associated with shabty manufacture that even a princess wanted shabties in this less expensive material.
ca. 945–712 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period
3 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. (9.5 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Shabty of Princess Muthotep, ca. 945–712 B.C.E. Faience, 3 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 in. (9.5 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.205E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.205E-.208E_front_PS2.jpg)
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[One of] four white glazed faience mummiform ushabtis of the Mistress of the House, Songstress of Amun, Muthotep. Belong with 37.137E and 37.139E.
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