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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: c) one smaller example; same type and style as 27-4-1073b, but apparently by different hand, slightly different glaze, disturbed in baking. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1073c
  • 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: 9.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 29.3643
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Remarks
    27-4-1073c: (c1) = MFA 29.3643
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 4