Shabty of Takhau
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26 to Dynasty 31
7 3/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in. (18.2 × 5.8 × 4.4 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of the Long Island Historical Society
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Shabty of Takhau, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 7 3/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in. (18.2 × 5.8 × 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Long Island Historical Society, 28.522. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.28.522_wwgA-3.jpg)
installation, West Wing gallery A-3 installation, CUR.28.522_wwgA-3.jpg
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2005
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Faience ushabti of conventional type holding the crook and flail. The entire front is inscribed and bears the name "Ptah-ma-iumes"*. Originally the frit was entirely covered with a light green glaze. This has entirely disappeared, excepting from the plinth and part of the base, leaving the figure a deep buff color.
Condition, base, left hand and one side chipped. Glaze almost entirely gone.
*the owner (a woman) is Takhau ms' n Nfr-itj
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