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Three hundred fourteen (314) [(three hundred twenty (320) according to OR page 548)] faience ushabtis, [Type III 4d] (part of group of 358 ushabtis including three hundred twenty from 25-6-73 and thirty-eight from 25-4-1; one additional ushabti belongs with this group, 25-3-253); [handmade (not molded), details cut out with blade, hard-baked fine grained grey paste tinged bluish by color of glaze, thick vitreous blue green glaze, faded and spotted in some examples with brown organic matter], [two narrow lappets in front and one broad (behind) on back, divine beard not clearly formed, hands opposite each other, right hand on left side, left hand on right side, arms covered by wrappings, in right hand large wooden hoe (incised on some, but in relief on others) on front of left shoulder, and cord passing over left shoulder to basket or sack on back of same shoulder, in left hand hoe with metal blade (incised or in relief) on right shoulder, back support broad pilaster reaches from bottom of broad lappet to base under feet which merges in back support behind], uninscribed; seven broken. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-6-73
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7511 A, chamber H, N gebel grave in floor, [debris in rock-cut coffin]
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.6 - 14.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 25.3361–25.3368, 25.3370–25.3399, 25.3403–25.3428,
  • Date of Register Entry
    06/24/1925
  • Remarks
    Additional information concerning characteristics of styles and sizes on OR pages 548-549. 25-6-73 concordance consists of three hundred fifty-eight ushabtis (with duplication of concordance sequence numbers 190–196 and omission of concordance sequence numbers 290–296), three hundred twenty from 26-6-73 and thirty-eight from 25-4-1 (type A, uninscribed): MFA 25.3361–25.3368 (= 1–8), MFA 25.3370–25.3399 (= 10–39), MFA 25.3403–25.3428 (= 43–68), MFA 25.3430–25.3493 (= 69–132), MFA 25.4394–25.4440 (= 133–179), MFA 25.4442–25.4450 (= 181–189), MFA 25.4451–25.4456 (= 190.1-.2–192.1-.2), MFA 25.4458–25.4464 (= 193.2–196.1-.2), MFA 25.4465–25.4479 (= 197–211), MFA 25.4481–25.4482 (= 213–214), MFA 25.4485–25.4557 (= 217–289), MFA 25.4558–25.4574 (= 297–313), MFA 25.4576 (= 315), MFA 25.4578–25.4600 (= 317–339), MFA 25.4602–25.4604 (= 341–343), MFA 25.4606–25.4607 (= 345–346), MFA 25.4609–25.4619 (= 348–358); only fourteen of thirty-eight ushabtis originally registered as 25-4-1 can be identified as such: MFA 25.3369 (= 9), MFA 25.3400 (= 40), MFA 25.3401 (= 41), MFA 25.3402 (= 42), MFA 25.4441 (= 180), MFA 25.4457 (= 193.1), MFA 25.4480 (= 212), MFA 25.4483 (= 215), MFA 25.4484 (= 216), MFA 25.4575 (= 314), MFA 25.4577 (= 316), MFA 25.4601 (= 340), MFA 25.4605 (= 344), MFA 25.4608 (= 347).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7511

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 6