Funerary Figurine of Neskhons
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-945 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period
height: 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm); width at elbows: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Funerary Figurine of Neskhons, ca. 1075-945 B.C.E. Faience, height: 6 13/16 in. (17.3 cm); width at elbows: 2 1/4 in. (5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.184. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.184_front.jpg)
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Blue-green faience ushabti of Princess Nes-Khons grasping one painted and one moulded flail. Five lines of inscription around lower part of body.
Condition: Glaze almost entirely gone excepting on hands and head. Otherwise good. Inscription very clear.
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