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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
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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