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Series of very crude hand worked faience ushabtis of varying sizes and details, but all apparently from same hand or same shop (cf. also 27-4-1081); hand cut (many appear to have been first molded in rough molds and then hand dressed), soft porous drab paste with greenish center, poor thin pale blue or pale green glaze, lappet wig and beard, hands crossed and opposite, implements in hands not indicated or indicated only faintly: a) six large broad examples (one perfect) and three fragments; two horizontal lines mark end of broad back lappet of wig, two vertical lines down front as if marking space for inscription, low pilaster, base formed and crudely dressed. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-4-1080a
  • 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) 10.6 cm; a2) 10.2 cm; a3) 9.9 cm; a4) 10 cm; a5) 9.9 cm; a6) 9.8 cm; fragment a1) 4.2 cm; fragment a2) 3 cm; fragment a3) 7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 29.3035–29.3039
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1927 through 04/21/1927
  • Remarks
    27-4-1080a: (a2) = MFA 29.3035, (a3) = MFA 29.3036, (a4) = MFA 29.3037, (a5) = MFA 29.3038, (a6) = MFA 29.3039
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7450

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 3