Shabty of Akhenaten
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E.
New Kingdom, Amarna Period
5 1/4 × 3 1/4 × 1 3/4 in., 1 lb. (13.3 × 8.3 × 4.4 cm, 0.45kg) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Fragment of sandstone ushabti of Amenhotep. Preserved portion includes area from shoulders to the knees. Hands crossed in front holding the hook and flail. Inscribed vertical panel of hieroglyphs runs down the front and includes the royal cartouche. Faint traces of blue pigment in hieroglyphs.
Condition: The flail is badly weathered, beard broken, entire surface slightly weathered.
This item is not on view
Shabty of Akhenaten, ca. 1352-1336 B.C.E. Sandstone (?), 5 1/4 × 3 1/4 × 1 3/4 in., 1 lb. (13.3 × 8.3 × 4.4 cm, 0.45kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.545. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 37.545_PS9.jpg)
overall, 37.545_PS9.jpg., 2018
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