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Eighteen (+ head end fragment) of twenty-three faience ushabtis (cf. 27-4-1070, same type); very fine hard whitish paste, thin blue green glaze, better made than 27-4-1070 with outline of legs faintly indicated in most examples, beard with incised lines on two faces (except two examples), basket in relief, cord marked with incised lines (except in one example): a) larger, well made, apparently by same hand: a1) beard plain, a5-a6) made by same hand, a6) beard and cord plain, a8) fragment, a19) head end fragment. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1071a
  • 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) 11.6 cm; a2) 11.6 cm; a3) 11.3 cm; a4) 11 cm; a5) 11 cm; a6) 11 cm; a7) 10.7 cm; a8) 8.5+ (fragment) cm; a9) 10.2 cm; a10) 9.7 cm; a11) 10.1 cm; a12): 10.6 cm; a13) 10.6 cm; a14): 10.6 cm; a15) 11 cm; a16) 10.4 cm; a17) 10.5 cm; a18) 10.6 cm; a19) 3.7+ cm (head end fragment)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3624
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3625
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3626
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3627
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3628
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3629
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53891
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10156
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10176
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3630
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3631
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3632
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3633
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3634
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53890
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFAB_29.3624–29.3634; EMC_JE 53890, EMC_JE_53891
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    27-4-1071a: (a1) = MFAB_29.3624, (a2) = MFAB_29.3625, (a3) = MFAB_29.3626, (a4) = MFAB_29.3627, (a6) = EMC_JE_53891 (= EMC_SR_4/10156), (a7) = MFAB_29.3628, (a8) = MFAB_29.3629, (a9) = MFAB_29.3630, (a10) = MFAB_29.3631, (a11) = MFAB_29.3632, (a12) = MFAB_29.3633, (a13) - EMC_JE_53890 (= EMC_SR_4/10176), (a14) = MFAB_29.3634 EMC_JE_53890 mislabed in JE as HUMFA_27-4-1071a(3), and in HUMFA photo registers as HUMFA_24-4-1071a(5).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 8

Institutions 1