Green-glazed Egyptian ushabti with frontal inscription

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dc.contributor CLARC
dc.contributor.author CLARC
dc.date.accessioned 2016-04-27T15:25:20Z
dc.date.available 2016-04-27T15:25:20Z
dc.date.issued 2016-04-27
dc.identifier.other 658
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10192/32151
dc.description Green-glazed ushabti with frontal inscription, a break at its lower end repaired. The remarkable condition, crossed arms, and indecipherable nature of the hieroglyphs points to the piece being a forgery (as opposed to an honest reproduction) imitating the style of the Late Period (Dynasties XXVI – XXXI, 664 – 332 B.C.E.). A piece made for a wealthy commoner would not have the crossed arms reserved for the pharaoh, while one made for a king would often be of a high-quality material, such as true faïence-glazed ceramic, Lebanese cedar, or stone.
dc.description Gift of Cynthia Rose, 2016.
dc.description 2016.6
dc.description.sponsorship Brandeis University, Department of Classical Studies
dc.format.extent Height: 14.7 cm (5.787”)
dc.format.extent Width at shoulders: 3.3 cm (1.299”)
dc.format.extent Width at base: 2 cm (0.787”)
dc.format.medium Ceramic
dc.language No linguistic content
dc.language.iso zxx
dc.rights Copyright held by CLARC.
dc.title Green-glazed Egyptian ushabti with frontal inscription
dc.type Figurine
dc.date.updated May 30, 2016
dc.contributor.department Department of Classical Studies


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