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Ushabti

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1075-712 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 21 to Dynasty 23 (possibly)
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 9/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 in. (11.6 x 3.7 x 3.7 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.374
    CREDIT LINE 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
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Blue-green faience ushabti of a man. Unusual type with dress of life, right hand grasping flail (?) and left arm at side. Left leg advanced. Painted inscription down front of dress presumably with name but now illegible. Condition; poor. Badly fired, glaze worn.
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