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Faience ushabtis, series of several sizes; crudely cut, hard fine grained drab paste, thin pale blue-green glaze usually faded to pale drab color, broad faces, lappet wig and beard (front of beard trimmed flat), hands crossed right over left and opposite, implements in relief, in right hand (on left shoulder) wooden hoe and cord (attached to plain sack on back), in left hand (on right shoulder) metal-bladed hoe, pilaster and base hastily slashed cut with blade; sets (a) and (b) similar but made by different hands: a) wide face form: twenty-two ushabtis (two only head fragments). Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1068a
  • 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: a1) 10.6 cm; a2) 10.5 cm; a3) 10.3 cm; a4) 10 cm; a5) 9.9 cm; a6) 9.9 cm; a7) 9.8 cm; a8) 9.5 cm; a9) 9.8 cm; a10) 10 cm; a11) 9.4 cm; a12) 9.5 cm; a13) 9.8 cm; a14) 9.5 cm; a15) 9.6 cm; a16) 9.2 cm; a17) 9.4 cm; a18) 9.6 cm; a19) 8.4 cm; a20) 10.4 cm; a21) 9.5 cm (head only); a22) 9.8 cm (head only)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 29.1802–29.1806, 29.2898–29.2910
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Notes
    27-4-1068: (a1) = MFA 29.2898, (a2) = MFA 29.2899, (a4) = MFA 29.2900, (a6) = MFA 29.2901, (a7) = MFA 29.2902, (a8) = MFA 29.1803, (a9) = MFA 29.1804, (a10) = MFA 29.2903, (a11) = MFA 29.2904, (a13) = MFA 29.1805, (a15) = MFA 29.2905, (a16) = MFA 29.1806, (a17) = MFA 29.2906, (a18) = MFA 29.2907, (a19) = MFA 29.1802, (a20) = MFA 29.2908, (a21) = MFA 29.2909, (a22) = MFA 29.2910
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 3