Nubian. <em>Shabty of Taharqa</em>, 690-664 B.C.E. Ankerite, 15 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (39.4 x 13.3 x 8.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, By exchange, 39.3. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 39.3_front_PS2.jpg)

Shabty of Taharqa

Artist:Nubian

Medium: Ankerite

Dates:690-664 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 15 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/4 in. (39.4 x 13.3 x 8.3 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Temples and Tombs, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 39.3

Image: 39.3_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large mottled brown granite ushabti of Tirhaqa (688-663 BC). This ushabti is of the same type as 39.2 the stone is a very beautiful reddish-brown granite (?), with mottled blue and black veining. Condition: The back of the figure is worn apparently due to the action of water. The front is in perfect condition. Excellent workmanship.

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