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Five crudely made faience ushabtis; discolored, but originally blue (?) glaze, inscriptions on back [GLYPHS] Ptahhetep, no pilaster; complete (two mended). Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_27-2-393
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7520 X, debris of room I (one broken one found February 24)
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.6 - 6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 27.2188, 27.2189, 27.2238, 27.2239, 27.2240
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/23/1927
  • Owner
    Ptahhetep (in G 7520)
  • Remarks
    MFA 27.2188 (= 27-2-393 top + 27-2-387 bottom); for other ushabtis of Ptahhetep see 27-2-394.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7520

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

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. 278 (misidentified as 27-3-393 among ushabtis of Hetep).

Photos 3

People 1

Ancient People

  • Ptahhetep (in G 7520)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Ushabtis (complete and fragments: 27-2-393, 27-2-394, and one fragment from 27-2-387) inscribed for Ptahhetep; found in G 7520 X I debris.