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Faience ushabtis and fragments, Type III 2d (cf. 28-3-124, same type), (twenty-four complete, of which fifteen mended; thirty-five heads; nine middle sections; three middle sections including feet; and fourteen feet); similar to 28-3-124, but slightly larger and better made, inscription down front (many errors and variations), [GLYPHS] Tasheri-ihet, child of Mertefnut. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_28-3-125
  • 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: 12.5 - 14 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1839
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1840
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1841
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1842
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1843
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1844
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_54179
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
    EMC_TR_16.4.30.9
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10181
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFAB_29.1839–29.1844; EMC_JE_54179, EMC_TR_16.4.30.9
  • Date of Register Entry
    March - April 1928
  • Owner
    Tasheri-ihet (in G 7792)
  • Attested
    Mertefnut (in G 7792)
  • Notes
    28-3-125: EMC_JE_54179 = EMC_SR_4/10181 (= 1), MFAB_29.1839 (= 2), MFAB_29.1840 (= 3), MFAB_29.1841 (= 4), MFAB_29.1842 (= 5), MFAB_29.1843 (= 6), MFAB_29.1844 (= 7) 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Unpublished Documents 1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.