Shabty of Queen Karamama
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-656 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period
5 1/2 x 1 3/4 x depth through base 2 9/16 in. (14 x 4.5 x 6.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Shabty of Queen Karamama, ca. 1075-656 B.C.E. Faience, 5 1/2 x 1 3/4 x depth through base 2 9/16 in. (14 x 4.5 x 6.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.210E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.210E_wwgA-3.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery A-3 installation, CUR.37.210E_wwgA-3.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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Mummiform ushabti of Queen Keromama. She wears a bag wig with uraeus. Her hands join without crossing on her chest, holding hoes. Hands, fingers, and forearms are indicated in relief. A fillet-band is painted around wig, showing at back the tie and free ends. There is a single column of inscription down the front.
Condition: Overall quality is poor, showing crude workmanship. The facial features are poorly indicated.
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