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Ushabti
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Ushabti


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This wood ushabti is carved and painted in various colors. The mummified figure is female, with arms folded across the chest, long hair, and painted necklaces.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/12/2003Treatmenttechnical study; cleaned
Exhibitions
  • Our Ancient Heritage: An Exhibit of Art and Artifacts from Egypt Mesopotamia Greece Roman Empire. Philbrook Art Center, Tulsa. 1963.
  • Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Abemayor, Cairo [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] The house mistress, Twy, justified.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Creator
Period
1567-1085 BC (New Kingdom)
Medium
wood with polychrome
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.193
Measurements
7 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 1 5/16 in. (18.7 x 5.5 x 3.3 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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