Ushabti of Psamtek
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
7 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (19.2 x 4.9 x 3 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Ushabti of Psamtek, 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 7 9/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 3/16 in. (19.2 x 4.9 x 3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.166E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.166E_view1.jpg)
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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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