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ushabti (funerary sculpture)
  • Egypt
  • ushabti (funerary sculpture), 1539–30 BCE, possibly modern era
  • Where object was made: Egypt
  • Egyptian faience
  • Object Length/Width: 10.8 x 3.8 cm
    Object Length/Width: 4 1/4 x 1 1/2 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • On view: Simons Gallery, 316, C6
  • 1928.7019
Description
Exhibitions

Mummy-shaped figure, identified as Osiris, glazed in vetreous blue faience. It has dark, painted eyes and writing on the body. The inscription is identified as Ushebti, "Answerer."