Shabty of Psamtek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
7 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (18 x 4.4 x 3.1 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Faience Ushabti of Treasurer, Psametik, called Ahmose, born Bastet-iry-di-su. Stands on base with plinth. Inscription in 8 rows around lower body. Mummiform, hands only exposed, with pick in left hand and hor and cord of sack in right. Long braided beard with upturned end.
This ushabti is one of a series, 37.163E-37.166E.
Condition: Intact. Glaze heavily weathered on front of figure, varying from brown to blue to white. Matte blue on back.
Inscription in Vertical File
This item is not on view
Shabty of Psamtek, 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 7 1/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (18 x 4.4 x 3.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.164E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.164E_front_PS2.jpg)
front, 37.164E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2009
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