<em>Shabty of the Lady of the House Iuy</em>, ca. 1539-1400 B.C.E. Limestone, 12 1/16 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in. (30.6 x 9.6 x 5.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.129E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.129E_PS2.jpg)

Shabty of the Lady of the House Iuy

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1539-1400 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 12 1/16 x 3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in. (30.6 x 9.6 x 5.5 cm)


Museum Location: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.129E

Image: 37.129E_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone mummiform ushabti inscribed for a woman named Iwy. This ushabti was once probably meant to be buried in the small limestone sarcophagus 37.128E. The face is painted reddish-brown; they eyes and wig are painted black. Hieroglyphs were once inlaid in blue frit. Registers of inscription are separated with reddish-brown paint. Condition: Feet missing. Nose, chest and hands battered. Some loss of paint from face and most of wig.

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