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Faience ushabti, [generally Type III 2d (but no case occurs where details all present) (probably very late Ptolemaic)] (part of group of 294+ ushabtis including 25-2-1015, 25-2-1078, 25-2-1079); this ushabti (25-2-1015) size C, intact; [combined: roughly hand formed (many nearly shapeless), soft-baked very coarse crystalline paste, core nearly white, glaze poor quality and mostly fallen away or decayed, figure usually squat and thick and misformed, back flat, possibly cut with blade, face round, beard long and straight, front lappets a little longer, cloth over head full and bulging, uninscribed; classified according to height into six sizes (A - F): intact: size A = 16, size B = 25, size C = 65, size D = 36, size E = 5, size F = 3, (total intact = 150); mended: size A = 17, size B = 21, size C = 7, size D = 4, size E = 1, size F = 0, (total mended = 50); fragments: sizes A and B (combined) = 77+, sizes C, D, E (combined) = 17+ (total fragments = 94+)]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-2-1015
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    G 7610+7620: pit G 7610 P, [originally from G 7509 E]
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.6 cm; [size A: 7.3 - 8.5 cm, mean: 7.7 cm; size B: 6.8 - 7.4 cm, mean: 7.2 cm; size C: 6.1 - 6.9 cm, mean 6.5 cm; size D: 5.8 - 6.2 cm, mean: 6 cm; size E: 5 - 5.5 cm, mean: 5.3 cm; size F: 4.1 - 5.5 cm, mean: 4.3 cm]
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/25/1925

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