jueves, 12 de mayo de 2016

Ushabti of Hori

Ushabti of Hori
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
MEDIUM Wood, painted
•Place Made: Thebes, Egypt
DATES ca. 1292-1075 B.C.E.
DYNASTY XIX Dynasty to XX Dynasty
PERIOD New Kingdom
DIMENSIONS 7 3/8 x 1 11/16 x 1 5/16 in. (18.8 x 4.3 x 3.3 cm)
Wooden ushabti, stuccoed and painted, of the officer of the Estate of Amon, Hori. Mummiform; hands hidden; no tools or sack. Wears a black wig the ends of which are striped red and dark yellow. The face is red with details of eyes in black and white. Also wears a broad collar, in alternate bands of red and yellow. Single column of inscription on the lower body, in black against yellow ground, with a red border. Condition: Intact. Paint is somewhat faded and has chipped from wig.
Brooklyn Museum
brooklynmuseum.org

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