Nubian. <em>Ushabti of Taharqa</em>, ca. 690–664 B.C.E. Ankerite, 15 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (40 x 14 x 8.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, By exchange, 39.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.2_PS9.jpg)

Ushabti of Taharqa


Medium: Ankerite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 690–664 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 5 1/2 x 3 1/2 in. (40 x 14 x 8.9 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 39.2

Image: 39.2_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large brown granite ushabti of Taharqa. The ushabti has bulging headdress, hands are opposite with a hoe in each hand and a cord and basket over each shoulder. Single uraeus on headdress. Inscription runs across front sides. Figure is free standing. Condition: There is a deposit over the front part on the face and base which may be the remains of paint.

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