Nubian. <em>Shabty of Senkamenseken</em>, ca. 633-613 B.C.E. Faience, 7 5/8 x 2 1/4 x depth at base 1 1/2 in. (19.3 x 5.7 x 3.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, By exchange, 39.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.39.6_wwgA-3.jpg)

Shabty of Senkamenseken


Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 633-613 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 5/8 x 2 1/4 x depth at base 1 1/2 in. (19.3 x 5.7 x 3.8 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 39.6

Image: CUR.39.6_wwgA-3.jpg,West Wing gallery A-3 installation

Catalogue Description:
Blue glazed faience ushabti of Senkaman-seken (633-613 BC). The ushabti is of the later type with inscribed plinth running up the back; lappet-wig; hands crossed with one hoe and one cord, inscribed with 6 horizontal registers of hieroglyphs. Wig and beard have a dull purple glaze; balance of figure greenish-blue. Workmanship good. Condition: Glaze worn, otherwise excellent.

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