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 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

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

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Ushabti (Funerary Figurine) of Psamtek

Origin

Egypt

Date

570 BC–526 BC

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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