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Miscellaneous lot of faience ushabtis (cf. 27-4-1073, same type); hand-cut, good hard paste (varies), thin pale blue-green glaze, hoes and cord in relief: a) seven ushabtis varying; end of broad lappet of wig not marked on pilaster, basket incised: a1) hoes well cut, beard slushed flat; a2) similar to (1), beard rounded (perfect); a3) crude, narrow, beard rounded; a4) hoes and basket very crude, beard flat, face well cut; a5) body well formed, beard with incised lines (perfect); a6) body well formed, beard with incised lines (perfect); a7) body well formed, beard with incised lines, beard slushed flat. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1074a
  • 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) 11.5 cm; a2) 11 cm; a3) 11.4 cm; a4) 12.4 cm; a5) 11.1 cm; a6) 11.6 cm; a7) 11.1 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2925
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2926
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2927
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2928
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.2929
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
    EMC_TR_3.4.30.8
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 29.2925–29.2929
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Notes
    27-4-1074a: (a2) = MFA 29.2925, (a3) = MFA 29.2926, (a4) = MFA 29.2927, (a5) = MFA 29.2928, (a7) = MFA 29.2929 Four ushabtis from group HUMFA_27-4-1074 registered as EMC_TR_3.4.30.8; by process of elimination, these are likely (a1), (a6), (b4), and (d1).
  • Problems/Questions
    Problem: slushed ? // MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 4