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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: b) same type and style as (a), but faces not so broad: thirty-five complete ushabtis, and fragments of two others (one head, one middle section). Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1068b
  • 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: b1) 10.5 cm; b2) 10.5 cm; b3) 10 cm; b4) 9.9 cm; b5) 9.7 cm; b6) 10 cm; b7) 10 cm; b8) 9.7 cm; b9) 9 cm; b10) 9 cm; b11) 9.3 cm; b12) 9.5 cm; b13) 9.9 cm; b14) 10 cm; b15) 10 cm; b16) 9.8 cm; b17) 9.7 cm; b18) 9.6 cm; b19) 9.9 cm; b20) 9.8 cm b21) 8.9 cm; b22) 9 cm ; b23) 9 cm; b24) 9.8 cm; b25) 10 cm; b26) 9.4 cm; b27) 9.5 cm; b28) 9 cm; b29) 8.8 cm; b30) 9.5 cm; b31) 9.5 cm; b32) 9.5 cm; b33) 9.7 cm; b34) 9.5 cm; b35) 9.5 cm; head fragment: 7.2 cm; middle section fragment: 8.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2911
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2912
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2913
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2914
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2915
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2916
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53894
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53895
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10154
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10157
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2917
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2918
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2919
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2920
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2921
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2922
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFAB_29.2911–29.2922; EMC_JE_53894-EMC_JE_53895
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    27-4-1068b: (b1) - EMC_JE_53895 (= EMC_SR_4/10157), (b2) = EMC_JE_53894 (= EMC_SR_4/10154), (b4) = MFAB_29.2911, (b5) = MFAB_29.2912, (b6) = MFAB_29.2913, (b7) = MFAB_29.2914, (b8) = MFAB_29.2915, (b9) = MFAB_29.2916, (b10) = MFAB_29.2917, (b12) = MFAB_29.2918, (b13) = MFAB_29.2919, (b14) = MFAB_29.2920, (b15) = MFAB_29.2921, (b16) = MFAB_29.2922
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 5

Institutions 1