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Nine fragments of middle sections of faience ushabtis; uninscribed; [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)]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-11-196dd
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, room II (entrance hall), [originally from room III (burial chamber)]
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Length: 2.1 - 4.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 29.4481
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/20/1929
  • Remarks
    Many typographical errors on enclosure for reregistered concordance 29-11-196. Some belong to ushabtis in concordance group 29-11-196c, three others = 196c (fragments). MFA 29.4481 (= 196c32 = 29-11-196bb top + 29-11-196dd middle + 29-11-196cc bottom)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7757

    • 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, pp. 273, 278.

Photos 3