Shabty of Henuttawy
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-945 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period
4 1/2 × 1 11/16 × 15/16 in. (11.5 × 4.3 × 2.4 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Shabty of Henuttawy, ca. 1075-945 B.C.E. Faience, 4 1/2 × 1 11/16 × 15/16 in. (11.5 × 4.3 × 2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.179. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.179_wwgA-3.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery A-3 installation, CUR.16.179_wwgA-3.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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Light blue faience Ushabti of Queen Hent-taui wife of Pinezem I. One column of painted inscription down front of body. Painted flail grasped in each hand.
Condition: Ushabti broken just under hands and has been assembled from two pieces. All painted details are a deep purple-blue; face and head show extensive traces of defective firing. Poor workmanship.
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