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Funerary Figurine of Neskhons

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
DATES ca. 1075-945 B.C.E.
DYNASTY Dynasty 21
PERIOD Third Intermediate Period
DIMENSIONS 6 3/8 × 1 15/16 in. (16.2 × 5 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 16.182
CREDIT LINE Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dark blue faience Ushabti of the Princess Nes-Khons in the Dress of Life. One column of painted inscription on front of dress; right hand held to breast grasping uncertain object. Condition: Good; large hole in right forehead due to defective firing; crude workmanship.
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