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Faience ushabtis and fragments (cf. 28-3-121, same type), Type III 2d, (fourteen complete, of which seven mended; eighty heads; twenty-one middle sections, two of which include feet; and eleven foot ends); similar to 28-3-121, but different in size and inscription, vertical inscription down front (many errors and variations) [GLYPHS] Tasheri-ihet, child of Mertefnut. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_28-3-124
  • 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: 11 - 13 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition MFAB_29.1834–29.1838, 29.3115, 29.3117, 29.3118; EMC_JE_54177, EMC_JE_54178, EMC_TR_16.4.30.9
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1834
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1835
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1836
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1837
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1838
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10182
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10187
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3115
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3117
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3118
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_54177
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_54178
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
    EMC_TR_16.4.30.9
  • Date of Register Entry
    March - April 1928
  • Attested
    Mertefnut (in G 7792)
  • Owner
    Tasheri-ihet (in G 7792)
  • Notes
    28-3-124: only nine ushabtis from this set labeled with sequence numbers (not all accounted for): EMC_JE_54177 = EMC_SR_4/10187 (= 1), MFAB_29.1834 (= 2), MFAB_29.1835 (= 3), EMC_JE_54178 = EMC_SR_4/10182 (= 4), MFAB_29.3117 (= 6), MFAB_29.1836 (= 7), MFAB_29.3115 (= 8), MFAB_29.1837 (= 9), MFAB_29.1838 (= _), MFAB_29.3118 (= _) One ushabti from this group (number unknown) among 20 ushabtis registered as EMC_TR_16.4.30.9.
  • 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Unpublished Documents 1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.