Shabty of Dhutmosi
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E.
Dynasty 19 to Dynasty 20
10 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (26 x 8.2 x 6.1 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Collection Fund
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Shabty of Dhutmosi, ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E. Limestone, pigment, 10 1/4 x 3 1/4 x 2 3/8 in. (26 x 8.2 x 6.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.661. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.661_view1.jpg)
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Large painted limestone Ushabti of Dhutmosi "Greatest of the Five" in the Dress of Life grasping a Ded amulet and one other uncertain object. One column of inscription on front of skirt, five rows of inscription around back of skirt.
Object is larger than the average ushabti. A good specimen of Late Empire [New Kingdom] work. Wig painted bright blue, eyes inlaid in black and red, lips red, and necklace green and blue, dress white with red stripes. Inscription painted in black.
Condition: Poor, feet missing; figure broken into 3 pieces and crudely glued together. Large chip missing from back of hips; wig chipped. Numerous minor chips. Inscription badly stained, painted worn.
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