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Base fragment of faience ushabti [of Shebensenut], joins one of three numbered 26-1-322 giving complete ushabti; hard white paste, light blue glaze, illegible inscription incised in two columns on back, no pedestal. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Isis temple, room F, pit F, chamber (F) VI
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: fragment: 1.7+ cm; overall: 7.8 cm Width: 1.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Shebensenut (in Isis Temple)
  • Remarks
    This ushabti fragment part of (scattered) set of ushabtis inscribed for Shebensenut, including: 26-1-32, 26-1-208, 26-1-210 (?), 26-1-253, 26-1-322, 26-1-325, 26-1-363, 26-1-1231

Tombs and Monuments 1

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, pp. 271, 278.

People 1

Ancient People

  • Shebensenut (in Isis Temple)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Ushabtis (fragments: 26-1-32, 26-1-208, 26-1-210, 26-1-253, 26-1-322, 26-1-325, 26-1-363, 26-1-1231) inscribed for Shebensenut, son of the "priest of Isis mistress [of ...]", identified as [jrj-pat HAtj-a rx nswt stj mw] hereditary prince, count, royal acquaintance, libationer(?); found widely scattered in Street G 7000, Avenue G 4, and Isis Temple (room K and pit F).