Shabty of King Siptah
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Egyptian alabaster (calcite), pigment
ca. 1198-1193 B.C.E.
Late New Kingdom
2 11/16 × 1 15/16 × 1 7/16 in. (6.9 × 4.9 × 3.7 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Louis Herse
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Shabty of King Siptah, ca. 1198-1193 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster (calcite), pigment, 2 11/16 × 1 15/16 × 1 7/16 in. (6.9 × 4.9 × 3.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Louis Herse, 36.742. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.36.742_view07.jpg)
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Small alabaster head of a King. The eyes, nose, mouth and parts of the headdress were outlined in black paint of which extensive traces remain. The piece is of poor workmanship showing little modeling. It is probably a fragment of an ushabti figure.
Condition: Only the face and some parts of the headdress remain, and surface is somewhat weathered.
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