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Two unbroken, one complete (in two fitting fragments), and five fragments of faience ushabtis [of Ankhsekhmet], Type III 2d; molded, retouched, soft fine white paste, incised inscription down back; ushabtis are work of three hands (three different men retouched and inscribed them): a) one unbroken ushabti and one base fragment, Type III 2d; light blue glaze, basket, inscription begins below back lappet and runs down pilaster [GLYPHS] Ankh-Sekhmet, pedestal: a) one unbroken, one base fragment. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_26-4-56a
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    G 7230-7240: pit G 7230 B, chamber VIII, debris
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.1 - 10.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/07/1926
  • Owner
    Ankhsekhmet (in G 7230-7240)
  • Remarks
    This ushabti part of (scattered) set of ushabtis inscribed for Ankhsekhmet, including 26-3-54, 26-3-96, 26-4-35, 26-4-36, 26-4-37, 26-4-44, 26-4-56 (a, b, c), 26-4-60.

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Full Bibliography

  • Zivie-Coche, Christiane M. Giza Au Premier Millenaire: Autour du temple d'Isis dame des pyramides. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 1991, p. 276.

Photos 1

People 1

Ancient People

  • Ankhsekhmet (in G 7230-7240)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Set of ushabtis (complete and fragments: including 26-3-54, 26-3-96, 26-4-35, 26-4-36, 26-4-37, 26-4-44, 26-4-56, 26-4-60) inscribed for Ankhsekhmet; found in G 7230 B and scattered in Street G 7100 and Street G 7200.