<em>Shabty of Takhau</em>, 664–332 B.C.E. Faience, 7 3/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in. (18.2 × 5.8 × 4.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Long Island Historical Society, 28.522. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.28.522_wwgA-3.jpg)

Shabty of Takhau

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664–332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 7 3/16 × 2 5/16 × 1 3/4 in. (18.2 × 5.8 × 4.4 cm)


Accession Number: 28.522

Image: CUR.28.522_wwgA-3.jpg,West Wing gallery A-3 installation

Catalogue Description:
Faience ushabti of conventional type holding the crook and flail. The entire front is inscribed and bears the name "Ptah-ma-iumes"*. Originally the frit was entirely covered with a light green glaze. This has entirely disappeared, excepting from the plinth and part of the base, leaving the figure a deep buff color. Condition, base, left hand and one side chipped. Glaze almost entirely gone. *the owner (a woman) is Takhau ms' n Nfr-itj

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