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Ushabti of Ken-Amun
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Ushabti of Ken-Amun


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This piece is carved in the round and painted. The mummiform figure has long hair that is striped blue and white. It has a white face, and the pupils, lashes, and eyebrows are neck. It wears painted necklaces. The arms below the elbows are not indicated. Ken-Amun was a high official and overseer of the army recruits. The text on the body of his unusually large ushabti tells us that it was "made by favor of the king."
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
1/01/2003Examinationexhibition
Exhibitions
  • Carved for Immortality. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2004-2005.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Incised in a column down the front and filled with blue
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 1390 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
wood with red, white, blue, and black paint
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.194
Measurements
H: 13 9/16 in. (34.4 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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