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Shabty of the Chantress of Amon, Ainmose

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1292-656 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 19 to Dynasty 25
    PERIOD New Kingdom to Third Intermediate Period
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/8 in. (17.9 x 4.9 x 2.8 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Egyptian. Shabty of the Chantress of Amon, Ainmose, ca. 1292-656 B.C.E. Wood, 7 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/8 in. (17.9 x 4.9 x 2.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.158E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.158E_37.156E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.158E_37.156E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Wooden ushabti of the Chantress of Amon, Ainmose in mummiform with hoes and sack in back. Covered in white slip with inscription and wig in black. Hoes, sack, and lines bordering inscription and wig in black. Hoes, sack, and lines bordering inscription are red, as are lips and nostrils. One column of inscription. Condition: Small pieces chipped from back. Red paint preserved on border of inscription, sack, and mouth.
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