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Five fitting fragments of faience ushabti of [GLYPHS] Mesenwadjet, Type III 2d; handmade, hard fine white paste, light blue glaze, narrow face, very high head, details complete, back and front lappets, beard, metal and wooden hoes, basket and cord on left shoulder, pedestal and pilaster, incised inscription around body in seven horizontal bands continued on pilaster at back [GLYPHS] (incised with blunt point before glazing); beard, right lappet, metal hoe broken away, base chipped, long slice rubbed off right shoulder. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_26-2-42
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7050 B, shaft debris
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 22.4 cm Width: extreme: 5.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 27.2088
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/10/1926
  • Owner
    Mesenwadjet (in G 7050)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7050

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 2

Full Bibliography

  • Zivie-Coche, Christiane M. Giza Au Premier Millenaire: Autour du temple d'Isis dame des pyramides. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1991, p. 277.

Photos 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Mesenwadjet (in G 7050)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Ushabti (26-2-42) inscribed for Mesenwadjet; found in G 7050 B debris.