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Mummiform Ushabti of Wah-ib-re-em-akhet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Reportedly From: Giza, Egypt
  • DATES 664-525 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. (12 x 3.5 x 2.3 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.216E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Mummiform Ushabti of Wah-ib-re-em-akhet, 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 4 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 7/8 in. (12 x 3.5 x 2.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.216E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.216E_view4.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.216E_view4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience mummiform ushabti of W3h-'ib-r'-m-3ht, Wah-ib-rem-em-akhet. He wears a non-striated tripartite wig. His hands are crossed and juxtaposed, left holding a hoe, the right a pick. The back pillar lacks an inscription. One column of text appears within an incised rectangular border down the front and reads as follows: [Hieroglyphs] Condition: The color has faded to a brown-green. The glaze is intact in many places.
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