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Large series of faience ushabtis (cf. 27-4-1078, same type); half (front) molded, back and sides and base dressed with blade, in some examples slight retouching of ends of lappets and beard or on face, fine drab paste varying in hardness (degree of baking), thin pale blue glaze, lappet-wig, beard, hands opposite, rope and wooden hoe in right hand, metal hoe in left hand, lines on front lappets, horizontal line on back marks end of wig, basket crudely marked, base but no pilaster: fourteen perfect, sixty-five broken but complete, five heads, ten feet (eighty-nine minimum number). Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1079
  • 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: 10 - 10.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10169
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3021
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3022
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53908
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
    EMC_TR_3.4.30.13
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3029
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3030
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3031
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3032
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3033
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3034
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3023
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3024
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3025
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3026
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3027
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3028
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFAB_29.3021–29.3034, EMC_JE_53908, EMC_TR_3.4.30.13
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Notes
    27-4-1079: (1) = MFAB_29.3021, (2) = MFAB_29.3022, (3) = MFAB_29.3023, (4) = EMC_JE_53908 (= EMC_SR_4/10169), (8) = MFAB_29.3024, (9) = MFAB_29.3025, (10) = MFAB_29.3026, (11) = MFAB_29.3027, (12) = MFAB_29.3028, (13) = MFAB_29.3029, (14) = MFAB_29.3030, (15) = MFAB_29.3031, (16) = MFAB_29.3032, (17) = MFAB_29.3033, (18) = MFAB_29.3034 Four ushabtis from this group registered as EMC_TR_3.4.30.13 (numbers unknown).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 5