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Ushabti (Funerary Figurine) of Psamtek

A work made of faience.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis (570–526 BCE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

This figure is made of faience, a baked substance composed of ground quartz. The color was derived from copper oxides.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Ushabti (Funerary Figurine) of Psamtek

Origin

Egypt

Date

Made 570 BCE–526 BCE

Medium

Faience

Dimensions

18.4 × 7.1 × 3.8 cm (7 1/8 × 2 7/8 × 1 1/2 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Theodore W. and Frances S. Robinson

Reference Number

1942.647

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