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Thirty-six complete crude inscribed faience ushabtis of [GLYPHS] Pakherenkhonsu, Type III 2d (= 29-11-275a and 29-11-275b; 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_29-11-275aa
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, room IV, originally from room VI (burial chamber)
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.6 - 9.1 cm; (1) 78 cm; (2) 8 cm; (3) 8 cm; (4) 4 cm; (5) 7.7 cm; (6) 7.4 cm; (7) 7.5 cm; (a8) 7.8 cm; (9) 7.9 cm; (10) 7.8 cm; (11) 8.3 cm; (12) 8.5 cm); (13) 8.4 cm; (14) 8.1 cm; (15) 8.1 cm; (16) 8.3 cm; (17) 8.8 cm; (18) 8.3 cm; (19-48, perfect) 7.1 - 8.8 cm; (49-78, complete) 7.3 - 8.6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA 31.837, 31.839, 29.4562–29.4567, 29.4569–29.4575, 29.4578–29.4580, 29.4585
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/22/1929
  • Owner
    Pakherenkhonsu (in G 7757)
  • Remarks
    These ushabtis found on floor of room IV, in deposit that contained ushabtis of Psamtik (29-11-274, 29-11-315); as ushabtis of Psamtik originally came from room VI, in which there where two burials, it is possible that ushabtis of Pakherenkhonsu also came from room VI. Pakherenkhonsu concordance (29-11-275) type a: MFA 29.4562–29.4564 (= 275a4–275a6), MFA 29.4565–29.4567 (= 275a8–275a10), MFA 31.837 (= 275a12), MFA 29.4569–29.4575 (= 275a13–275a19), MFA 29.4578–29.4580 (= 275a22–275a24), MFA 29.4585 (= 275a29), MFA 29.4586 (= 275a30), MFA 29.4588–29.4596 (= 275a32–275a40), MFA 29.4598 (= 275a42), MFA 29.4600–29.4602 (= 275a44–275a46), MFA 29.4604 (= 275a48); Pakherenkhonsu concordance (29-11-275) type b: MFA 31.839 (= 275b6)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers 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, p. 276 (listed under name pA-xr-(n)-xnsw).

Photos 5

People 1

Ancient People

  • 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.