Egyptian. <em>Shabty of the Chantress of Amon, Ainmose</em>, ca. 1292-656 B.C.E. Nile mud, pigment, 5 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in. (12.7 x 4 x 2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.160E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.160E_37.142E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)

Shabty of the Chantress of Amon, Ainmose


Medium: Nile mud, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1292-656 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 5 x 1 9/16 x 13/16 in. (12.7 x 4 x 2 cm)


Accession Number: 37.160E

Image: CUR.37.160E_37.142E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Hand-formed and sun-dried Nile mud ushabti of the Chantress of Amon, Ainmose. Covered in white slip with details in black. Mummiform with hoes and sack on back. One column of inscription. One of a group 37.156E thru 37.161E. Condition: Poor condition. Broken in two at midpoint of figure and later repaired. Now in one piece, but feet are missing. Paint weathered and very faint. Inscription largely obliterated, as are details of face.

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