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Nine complete faience ushabtis (cf. 27-4-1061, same work, probably made by same person); hand cut, fine hard white paste, thick pale green glaze, inscribed [GLYPHS] Kenumuty, called Padibastet, child of Taires (many errors and variants), pilaster at back and base below; all except one broken and mended // five foot ends of similar faience ushabtis; same make and inscription. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1062
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7450 X II, debris
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14 - 16 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2892
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_54172
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_54173
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10190
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10191
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1779
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1781
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1782
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1783
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2891
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFAB_29.1779–29.1783, 29.2891, 29.2892; EMC_JE_54172, EMC_JE_54173
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Attested
    Taires (in G 7450)
  • Owner
    Kenumuty (in G 7450)
  • Notes
    27-4-1062: (1) = MFAB_29.1779, (2) = EMC_JE_54173 (= EMC_SR_4/10190), (3) = MFAB_29.1780, (4) = MFAB_29.1781, (5) = EMC_JE_54172 (= EMC_SR_4/10191), (6) = MFAB_29.1782, (7) = MFAB_29.2891, (8) = MFAB_29.2892, (9) = MFAB_29.1783
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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. 278.

Photos 5

People 2

Ancient People

  • Kenumuty (in G 7450)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Child (born) of Taires. Ushabtis (27-4-1062) inscribed for Kenumuty(?), called Padibastet; found in G 7450 X II debris.
  • Taires (in G 7450)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother of Kenumuty, called Padibastet. Name appears on ushabtis (27-4-1062) inscribed for Kenumuty; found in G 7450 X II debris.