Ushabti of Nesi-Yotf
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26 to Dynasty 30
3 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. (10 x 3 x 1.3 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
[One of] eight green faience mummiform ushabtis of Ns-sw-tfnt [Nesitef, son of Mutirdis]. Each wears a non-striated triprtite wig. There is a bag incised on the back of the left shoulder. The hands are crossed and juxtaposed, the right holding a hoe and the left a pick. Each is inscribed with four to six line of text without guidelines.
The eight ushabtis bear four to six lanes of inscription, all variations the same spell and which read as follows:
Condition: Lower part discolored
This item is not on view
Ushabti of Nesi-Yotf, 664-343 B.C.E. Faience, 3 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 1/2 in. (10 x 3 x 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.222E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.222E_view2.jpg)
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