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Ushabti of Psamtek

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 7 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (19.2 x 4.9 x 3 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Faience Ushabti of Treasurer, Psametik called Ahmose, son of Bastet-iry-di-su. Stands on base with plinth. Inscription in eight rows around lower body. Mummiform, with hands only exposed. In left hand: a pick; in right: a hor and the cord of a sack over shoulder. Long braided beard has upturned end. Condition: Intact. Glaze almost totally weathered to white. Brown and traces of green on face. This ushabti is one of series 37.163E-.166E
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