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Three fragments of faience ushabtis (cf. 29-4-247i); blue glaze; [combined: 29-3-281 (three fragments), 29-3-283 (one fragment), 29-4-120 (five fragments), 29-4-183 (seven fragments), 29-4-210 (five fragments), 29-4-232 (seventeen fragments), 29-4-235 (one fragment), 29-4-246 (four fragments), 29-4-247i (seventeen fragments), 29-4-407 (one fragment), total = 61 less joins = 56 ushabtis of [GLYPHS] Pakherer child of Ankhesenitef, Type III 2d; half-molded (including inscription on front), back blade-dressed, fine paste, drab core, thin pale green glaze, front not retouched, inscription on pilaster hand cut; mold originally prepared for [GLYPHS], but these signs erased by filling with paste (except in five examples), name [GLYPHS] Pakherer appears on back; molded inscription on front (ten horizontal lines of text) [GLYPHS] (bracketed signs erased), incised vertical inscription on back [GLYPHS]; fitting fragments: 29-4-232 + 29-4-247 (= one), 29-4-232 + 29-4-235 + 29-4-232 (= two), 29-4-246 + 29-4-246 (= one), 29-4-183 + 29-4-183 (= one), total = 5 (this is a partial subset of following list); complete: 29-4-232 + 29-4-247 (= one); head missing: 29-4-232 + 29-4-235 + 29-4-232 (= one), 29-4-246 + 29-4-246 (= one), 29-4-232 (= one); feet missing: 29-4-120 (= two), 29-4-246 (= one); head and feet missing: 29-4-210 (= one); head with more or less of torso: 29-2-120 (= one), 29-4-183 + 29-4-183 (= one), 29-4-232 (= four), 29-4-247 (= five), 29-4-407 (= one); torso and legs: 29-4-120 (= two), 29-4-183 (= two), 29-4-210 (= one), 29-4-232 (= six), 29-4-246 (= two), 29-4-247 (= eight), 29-3-281 (= one), 29-3-283 (= one); feet: 29-4-120 (= one), 29-4-210 (= one), 29-4-183 (= three), 29-4-232 (= four), 29-4-247 (= three), 29-3-281 (= one); total = 46]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-3-281
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7750 A, [originally from G 7524 A, room III or room VI, probably room VI]
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: [9 cm]; first fragment: 5 cm; second fragment: 3.5 cm; third fragment: 3.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 29.3395
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/23/1929
  • Owner
    Pakherer (in G 7524)
  • Attested
    Ankhesenitef (in G 7524)
  • Remarks
    Three ushabti fragments from this lot belong to 29-4-232 concordance (ushabtis of Pakherer, child of Ankhesenitef); fragment accessioned as MFA 29.3395 part of this concordance. For 56 ushabtis of Pakherer: discrepancy in number of joined fragments listed under fitting fragments (12) and under total ushabtis (9), number of joins necessary to create 56 total out of 61 fragments is 10 (10 fragments joined to create 5 ushabtis, 61-10+5 = 56, but number of ushabtis – complete/fragmentary – totals 46 not 56). Also note: in subset list of fitting fragments, total of 2 for 29-4-232 + 29-4-235 + 29-4-232, only 1 fragment for 29-4-235 appears in following list.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 7524

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery
  • G 7750

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 2

Photos 7

People 2

Ancient People

  • Ankhesenitef (in G 7524)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother of Pakherer. Name appears on set of ca. 56+ ushabtis (including fragments from 25-1-547, 25-1-548, 27-2-251, 27-2-261, 27-4-1211a, 27-4-1211b, 27-4-1211c, 28-4-208, 28-5-9, 29-3-281, 29-3-283, 29-4-120, 29-4-183, 29-4-210, 29-4-232, 29-4-235, 29-4-246, 29-4-247, 29-4-407) inscribed for Pakherer; found scattered in and around G 7524 and as far away as street G 7300, attributed to burial in G 7524 A.
  • Pakherer (in G 7524)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Child ([ms n] born) of Ankhesenitef. Set of ca. 56+ ushabtis (including fragments from 25-1-547, 25-1-548, 27-2-251, 27-2-261, 27-4-1211a, 27-4-1211b, 27-4-1211c, 28-4-208, 28-5-9, 29-3-281, 29-3-283, 29-4-120, 29-4-183, 29-4-210, 29-4-232, 29-4-235, 29-4-246, 29-4-247, 29-4-407) inscribed for Pakherer; found scattered in and around G 7524 and as far away as Street G 7300, attributed to burial in G 7524 A.