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Faience ushabtis of [GLYPHS] Rekhnefer, Type III 2d (at least seventy-seven ushabtis of this set: one unbroken, thirty complete, six complete save for feet, two lacking head and feet, two lacking piece out of middle, twelve upper fragments, ten head fragments, eight body fragments, twenty-six lower fragments, ten base fragments); handmade, details complete, variations in text incised in eight horizontal bands around body and legs [GLYPHS] Rekhnefer son of Merenptah. Illustration: No


  • ID
  • 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
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 27.2089–27.2187
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Attested
    Merenptah (in G 7230-7240)
  • Owner
    Rekhnefer (in G 7230-7240)
  • Remarks
    Total of ninety-nine ushabtis and fragments have been identified as 26-4-58: MFA 27.2089–27.2187
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accesion numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

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. 277.

Photos 3

People 2

Ancient People

  • Merenptah (in G 7230-7240)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father of Rekhnefer. Name appears ushabtis (26-4-58) inscribed for Rekhnefer; found in G 7230 B VIII debris.
  • Rekhnefer (in G 7230-7240)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Son of Merenptah. Ushabtis (26-4-58) inscribed for Rekhnefer; found in G 7230 B VIII debris.