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Ushabti of Nesi-Kedwet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Reportedly From: Giza, Egypt
  • DATES 525-343 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 27 to Dynasty 30
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/16 x 1 1/4 in. (10.6 x 3.2 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 Ushabti of Nesi-Kedwet, 525-343 B.C.E. Faience, 4 3/16 x 1 1/4 in. (10.6 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.198E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.198E_37.197E_NegGRPA_print_cropped_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.198E_37.197E_NegGRPA_print_cropped_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience ushabti of the Superintendent of the Double treasury, Nesi-kedwet. Mummiform, with tools. Undetailed wig cover and beard. Two columns of inscription on lower body. Stands on plinth. Condition: Brown-green glaze on front of figure, fairly well preserved. Glaze worn to brown matter surface on back. Intact.
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