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Faience ushabtis and fragments, Type III 2d (1 - 5: complete, but broken and mended; 6 - 15: head and middle sections; five middle sections; seven foot ends); similar to 28-3-120 in technique, material, and general appearance, but inscriptions different, many errors and variations: "a" 10 lines of glyphs (number 6), "b" 8 lines of glyphs [broken off] (number 7), "c" 10 lines of glyphs (number 1), [GLYPHS] Tasheri-ihet, child of Mertefnut. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_28-3-121
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7792 A
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1) 18.3 cm; 2) 18.6 cm; 3) 19.2 cm; 4) 19.2 cm; 5) 17.8 cm; 6) 17.4 cm; 7) 7.3 cm; 8) 15.6 cm; 9) 16.2 cm; 10) 16 cm; 11) 12.4 cm; 12) 12.3 cm; 13) 11.4 cm; 14) 13.2 cm; 15) 12.8 cm; middle sections) 3.6 - 5.6 cm; foot ends) 2.1 - 6.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition MFAB_29.1850–29.1852a-b, 29.3106, 29.3107, 29.3113, 29.3114, 29.3116, EMC_JE_54176
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1850
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_28.1851
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1852a-b
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3106
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10194
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3107
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3113
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3114
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3116
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_54176
  • Object Ownership Information
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Date of Register Entry
    March - April 1928
  • Owner
    Tasheri-ihet (in G 7792)
  • Attested
    Mertefnut (in G 7792)
  • Notes
    28-3-121: MFAB_29.1852a-b (= [c]1), MFAB_29.3114 (= 2), EMC_JE_54176 = EMC_SR_4/10194 (= 3), MFAB_29.3106 (= 4), MFAB_29.3107 (= 5), MFAB_29.3113 (= [a]6), MFAB_29.1851 (= [b]7), MFAB_29.1850 (= 8), MFAB_29.3116 (= 9)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7792

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1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. 278.

Photos 6

People 2

Ancient People

  • Mertefnut (in G 7792)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother of Tasheri-ihet. Name appears on set of ca. 238 ushabtis (28-3-121, 28-3-124, 28-3-125) inscribed for Tasheri-ihet; found in G 7792 A.
  • Tasheri-ihet (in G 7792)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Child (born) of Mertefnut. Set of ca. 238 ushabtis (28-3-121, 28-3-124, 28-3-125) inscribed for Tasheri-ihet; found in G 7792 A.