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Faience ushabtis, Type III 2d (cf. 29-4-407); molded, blade-dressed (cf. 29-4-407, but less work done on face), soft fine paste with drab core (probably like 29-4-407, but soft baked), pale blue-green glaze (usually worn and faded), lappet wig, divine beard, hands crossed and opposite, metal hoe in left hand on right shoulder, wooden hoe and basket cord in right hand on left shoulder, basket on back of left shoulder, inscription on pilaster [GLYPHS] Nebetweskhet, child of Weden(?)-her, base; a) inscribed: thirty-six complete, forty-five heads, forty-two feet, one hundred twenty-three (123) maximum, eighty-one minimum; b) uninscribed (some molded only): one hundred thirty (130) complete, one hundred six (106) heads, many feet, two hundred thirty-six (236) minimum; total: three hundred seventeen (317) to three hundred fifty-nine (359) or more. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-4-408
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7524 A, room VIII
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.2 - 9.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition MFAB_29.1733–29.1742, 29.3825–29.3960; EMC_JE_53883-EMC_JE 53884; EMC_TR_3.4.30.3
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10145
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10148
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3959
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3960
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53883
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53884
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
    EMC_TR_3.4.30.3
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3953
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3954
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3955
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3956
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3957
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3958
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3947
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3948
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3949
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3950
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3951
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3952
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3941
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3942
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3943
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3944
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3945
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3946
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3935
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3936
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3937
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3938
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3939
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3940
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3929
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3930
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3931
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3932
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3933
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3934
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3923
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3924
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3925
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3926
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3927
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3928
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3917
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3918
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3919
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3920
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3921
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3922
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3911
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3912
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3913
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3914
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3915
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3916
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3905
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3906
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3907
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3908
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3909
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3910
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3899
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3900
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3901
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3902
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3903
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3904
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3893
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3894
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3895
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3896
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3897
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3898
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3887
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3888
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3889
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3890
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3891
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3892
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3881
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3882
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3883
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3884
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3885
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3886
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3875
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3876
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3877
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3878
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3879
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3880
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3869
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3870
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3871
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3872
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3873
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3874
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3863
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3864
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3865
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3866
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3867
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3868
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3857
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3858
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3859
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3860
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3861
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3862
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3851
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3852
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3853
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3854
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3855
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3856
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3845
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3846
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3847
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3848
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3849
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3850
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3839
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3840
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3841
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3842
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3843
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3844
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3833
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3834
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3835
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3836
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3837
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3838
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3827
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3828
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3829
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3830
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3831
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3832
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1739
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1740
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1741
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1742
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3825
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3826
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1733
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1734
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1735
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1736
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1737
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1738
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/24/1929
  • Owner
    Nebetweskhet (in G 7524)
  • Attested
    Weden(?)-her (in G 7524)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Twenty-six ushabtis (type a) accessioned as MFA 29.1738–29.1742, MFA 29.3825–29.3845, two ushabtis (type a) accessioned as EMC_JE_53883-EMC_JE_53884; one hundred twenty ushabtis (type b) accessioned as MFA 29.1733–29.1737, MFA 29.3846–29.3960. 15 ushabtis (types unknown) in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo, EMC_TR_3.4.30.3. Totally accessioned by Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and Egyptian Museum, Cairo: 148. EMC_JE_53883 = EMC_SR_4/10145; EMC_JE_53884 = EMC_SR_4/10148.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7524

    • 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. 277.

Photos 8

People 2

Ancient People

  • Nebetweskhet (in G 7524)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Child ([ms n] born) of Weden(?)-hor. Set of ca. 317+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (29-4-408), with ca. 81+ inscribed for Nebetweskhet (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Nebetweskhet); found in G 7524 A, room VIII.
  • Weden(?)-her (in G 7524)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother of Nebetweskhet. Name appears on inscribed ushabtis from set of ca. 317+ inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (29-4-408), with ca. 81+ inscribed for Nebetweskhet (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Nebetweskhet); found in G 7524 A, room VIII.

Institutions 1