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One hundred five (105) faience ushabtis; blue glaze, thirty inscribed (cf. 29-4-188); [combined: 29-4-134 (twelve inscribed, fourteen uninscribed [26]), 29-4-188 (twelve inscribed, thirty-six uninscribed [48]), 29-4-202 (thirty-five inscribed, ninety-five uninscribed [130]), total = 204 less joins = 178 ushabtis of [GLYPHS] (wsr-jwrk-jr-s-Dd-f-anx-pr-aA), Iurekires, Type III 2d, in two sizes, both by same hand (a: large, b: small); half-molded (fronts) in at least two different molds, back blade-dressed, good hard cream colored paste, thin pale blue-green glaze, details of face and breast retouched with blade, one vertical line of incised inscription on pilaster [GLYPHS]; total inscribed fifty-eight (58): perfect: 29-4-134 (= two), 29-4-188 (= three), 29-4-202 (= ten); complete: 29-4-188 (= two), 29-4-202 (= eight), mixed joins (= one); fragments with heads: 29-4-134 (= five), 29-4-202 (= three); fragments with feet: 29-4-134 (= three), 29-4-188 (= three), 29-4-202 (= fourteen), mixed joins (= one); other fragments: 29-4-188 (= one), 29-4-202 (= two); total uninscribed one hundred twenty (120): perfect: 29-4-134 (= six), 29-4-188 (= eleven), 29-4-202 (= forty-five); complete: 29-4-188 (= five), 29-4-202 (= eleven), mixed joins (= four); fragments with heads: 29-4-134 (= two), 29-4-188 (= three), 29-4-202 (= seven); fragments with feet: 29-4-134 (= three), 29-4-188 (= ten), 29-4-202 (= ten); other fragments: 29-4-134 (= one), 29-4-202 (= two); one additional inscribed fragment from 29-3-224)] // rim fragment of faience vessel (belongs with 29-3-129 and 29-4-129); blue glaze. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-4-202
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Street G 7600, pit Y (G 7600 Y)
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: [a) 10.3 - 11.4 cm; b) 8.5 - 9.6 cm]
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MFAB_29.1728–29.1732, 29.3301, 29.3317–29.3380, 31.811a-b; Egyptian Museum, Cairo, EMC_JE_53885-EMC_JE_53886, EMC_TR_3.4.30.5
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1728
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1729
  • Cairo Temporary Register number
    EMC_TR_3.4.30.5
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10165
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/10170
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3379
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3380
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.811a
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.811b
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53885
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_53886
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3373
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3374
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3375
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3376
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3377
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3378
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3367
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3368
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3369
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3370
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3371
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3372
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3361
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3362
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3363
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3364
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3365
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3366
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3355
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3356
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3357
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3358
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3359
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3360
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3349
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3350
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3351
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3352
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3353
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3354
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3343
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3344
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3345
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3346
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3347
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3348
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3337
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3338
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3339
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3340
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3341
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3342
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3331
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3332
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3333
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3334
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3335
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3336
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3325
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3326
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3327
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3328
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3329
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3330
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3319
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3320
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3321
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3322
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3323
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3324
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1730
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1731
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.1732
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3301
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3317
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_29.3318
  • Object Ownership Information
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/12/1929
  • Owner
    Iurekires (in G 7600 Y)
  • Notes
    Total number of ushabtis (complete/fragmentary) registered as 29-4-202 in original entry apparently recalculated in concordance on OR page 818. MFA 29.3301 = 29-4-188 top + 29-4-202 bottom. Fragments of faience bowl accessioned as MFA 31.811a-b = 29-3-129 + 29-4-129 + vessel fragment from 29-4-202. 70 ushabtis in collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston ( MFAB_29.1728–29.1732, 29.3301, 29.3317–29.3380, 31.811a-b). Two ushabtis (one uninscribed, one inscribed) in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_53885 = EMC_SR_4/10165; EMC_JE_53886 = EMC_SR_4/10170). 9 (without name) registered as EMC_TR_3.4.30.5.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

Published 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. 276.

Photos 7

People 1

Ancient People

  • Iurekires (in G 7600 Y)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Set of ca. 178 inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (complete and fragments: 29-4-134, 29-4-188, 29-4-202), with ca. 58 inscribed for Iurekires (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Iurekires); found in G 7600 Y.