Shabty of 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. 1075-656 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period
3 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. (8.9 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Shabty of Muthotep, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E. Faience, 3 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. (8.9 x 3.5 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.207E. Creative Commons-BY
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