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Fragments of crude faience ushabtis: eight head ends, three middle sections (one with trace of hieroglyphs [GLYPHS]), nine foot ends; two head ends and two foot ends join together; [combined: 29-11-124, 29-11-128, 29-11-144, 29-11-196, 29-11-197, 29-11-247, 29-11-248, 29-11-317, 29-11-351, 29-11-465; two large inscribed ushabtis of Psamtik (not included in concordance), one group of inscribed ushabtis of Tashereteniset, mother of Kheperre, and at least two groups of uninscribed ushabtis (all now registered as 29-11-196 without changing registration numbers on objects); 29-11-196(a1 and a2): group of inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis of Tashereteniset, Type III 4f; handmade (fair work), good whitish paste, thin light colored bluish green glaze, legs from thighs down marked separately, roughly marked pilaster and base, those inscribed [GLYPHS]; inscribed fragments: nearly complete: 196 + [248] (= one), [196] + [248] (= one); heads: 196 (= three); middle: [197] (= [two]); foot ends: 197 + 247 (= one), 196 (= two), 247 (= one); total = [eleven (11)]; uninscribed fragments: complete: 197 + 247 (= one); heads: 247 (= two), 197 (= one); foot ends: 196 (= two), 197 (= one), 247 (= one), 465 (= one); total = nine (9); 29-11-196b: small group of uninscribed larger ushabtis, Type III 4d; similar to 29-11-196a in material and technique, but front of legs flattened; perfect: 144 (= one), 196 (= one), 197 (= one), 247 (= one); complete: 247 (= two); foot ends: 247 (= two); total = eight (8); 29-11-196c: large group of uninscribed ushabtis, Type III 2d; handmade, back roughly blade-dressed (ordinary work), good hard whitish paste (but not best) in some cases bluish from glaze, glaze varying from blue-green to pale bluish-green (many faded or stained brown), basket roughly incised on left shoulder, low flat pilaster, crudely indicated base; perfect: 196 (= twenty-four), 197 (= twenty-seven), 247 (= eighteen), 128 (= three), 351 (= one); complete: 196 (= eight), 197 (= three), 247 (= one), 128 (= two), 144 (= four), 248 (= one); heads: 196 (= twenty-nine), 197 (= fifty-two), 247 (= forty-five), 124 (= three), 128 (= one), 144 (= five), 248 (= one), 351 (= one), 465 (= two); feet: 196 (= thirty-two), 197 (= fifty-four), 247 (= thirty-seven), 124 (= four), 128 (= two), 144 (= eleven), 248 (= two), 465 (= four); middles: 196 (= three), 197 (= nine), 247 (= one), 124 (= two), 465 (= one); joined fragments: complete: 196 + 197 (= eight), 196 + 247 (= four), 196 + 128 (= one), 196 + 317 (= one), 196 + 465 (= one), 197 + 247 (= five), 197 + 144 (= one), 197 + 465 (= one), 247 + 128 (= one), 247 + 317 (= one)]; [faience ushabtis of [GLYPHS] Pakherenkhonsu, Type III 2d (= 29-11-275d; part of set including 29-11-275, 29-11-316, 29-11-317, 29-11-465, all reregistered as 29-11-275 "a", "b", "c", "d"); 29-11-275a = inscribed from 29-11-275 + 29-11-316, half molded, retouched, ordinary whitish drab paste, blue glaze (poorly glazed), one vertical line of inscription on back [GLYPHS] (275a total = minimum 102, maximum 108); 29-11-275b = two inscribed with different inscription, one from 29-11-275 + one from 29-11-316, crudely half molded, retouched faces, flattened backs, inscribed [GLYPHS] (275b total = 2); 29-11-275c = seven uninscribed (five perfect, two complete) from 29-11-275 + one fragment from 29-11-317, same technique as "b" (275c total = 7); 29-11-275d = uninscribed from 29-11-275 + 29-11-317 + one fragment from 29-11-465, same material and technique as "a" (275d total = minimum 263, maximum 307)]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-11-465
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, room IV, some originally from room VI (burial chamber)
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: head ends: 2.2 - 3.6 cm; foot ends: 2.4 - 5.1 cm; middle sections: 2.5 - 3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 29.4449, 29.4550, 29.4557
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/28/1929
  • Owner
    Pakherenkhonsu (in G 7757)
    Tashereteniset (in G 7757)
  • Attested
    Kheperre (G 7757)
  • Remarks
    Many typographical errors on enclosure for reregistered concordance 29-11-196. Some of these fragments belong to reregistered concordance 29-11-196: one head end = 196c114, two head ends = 196c (fragments), one middle section = 196c (fragments), one foot end = 196a20, one foot end = 196c107, four foot ends = 196c (fragments); and some belong to reregistered concordance 29-11-275. MFA 29.4449 (= 196a20); MFA 29.4550 (= 196c107 = 29-11-196bb top + 29-11-465 bottom), MFA 29.4557 (= 196c114 = 29-11-465 top + 29-11-197d bottom)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 8

People 3

Ancient People

  • Kheperre (G 7757)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Kheperre "overseer of the army" (general). Ptolemaic greywacke anthropoid sarcophagus (MFA 30.834a box + MFA 30.834b lid = 29-4-443 sarcophagus + 29-12-20 lid fragment + 29-12-38 miscellaneous fragments + 29-12-215 lid fragment); found in G 7757 A (room X). Child (born) of Tashereteniset. Set of ushabtis (29-12-21, 29-12-321) inscribed for Kheperre; found in G 7757 A (room X). Name also appears on ushabtis inscribed for Tashereteniset.
  • Pakherenkhonsu (in G 7757)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Set of inscribed and uninscribed ushabtis (complete and fragments: 29-11-275, 29-11-316, 29-11-317, 25-11-465) of Pakherenkhonsu (uninscribed ushabtis from this set attributed to Pakherenkhonsu); found in G 7757 A (room IV, originally from room VI). Second sign of name uncertain.
  • Tashereteniset (in G 7757)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Mother of Kheperre. Set of ushabtis inscribed for Tashereteniset. Name also appears on set of ushabtis inscribed for Kheperre.