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Thirteen faience ushabtis (five perfect, eight complete) and fragments of six others; hand cut (beautifully cut, best in tomb), extremely fine hard paste in larger examples permeated with blue color, pale-blue green glaze (apparently fused surface of paste), body well formed, lappet wig, beard with incised lines, hands crossed right over left and opposite, in right hand (on left shoulder) wooden hoe and cord with sack (on back), in left hand (on right shoulder) metal hoe, pilaster and base: a) three larger examples; long beard curled up at tip, by same hand as 27-4-1074b: a1) perfect. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1073a
  • 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) 12.1 cm; a2) 11.9 cm; a3) 11.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1823
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3638
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53888
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10155
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFAB_29.1823, 29.3638; EMC_JE_53888
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    27-4-1073a: (a1) = JE 53888 (= EMC_SR_4/10155), (a2) = MFA 29.1823, (a3) = MFA 29.3638
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Institutions 1