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Ninety-seven complete crude uninscribed faience ushabtis of [GLYPHS] Pakherenkhonsu, Type III 2d (= 29-11-275c and 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_29-11-275dd
  • 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: 6.1 - 10 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA 31.838, 29.4638, 29.4640, 29.4641–29.4650, 29.4853, 29.4651–29.4654, 29.4659
  • 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 c: MFA 29.4638 (= 275c1), MFA 29.4640 (= 275c2), MFA 31.838 (= 275c4); Pakherenkhonsu concordance (29-11-275) type d: MFA 29.4641 (= 275d1) MFA 29.4642 (= 275d3), MFA 29.4643 (= 275d4), MFA 29.4644–29.4648 (= 275d6–275d10), MFA 29.4649 (= 275d12), MFA 29.4650 (= 275d13), MFA 29.4853 (= 275d14), MFA 29.4651 (= 275d15), MFA 29.4652 (= 275d17), MFA 29.4653 (= 275d19), MFA 29.4654 (= 275d20), MFA 29.4659–29.4666 (= 275d25–275d32), MFA 29.4672–29.4677 (= 275d37–275d42), MFA 29.4568 (= 275d43), MFA 29.4678–29.4688 (= 275d44–275d54), MFA 29.4690–29.4694 (= 275d56–275d60), MFA 29.4703–29.4705 (= 275d69–275d71), MFA 29.4708–29.4730 (= 275d74–275d96), MFA 29.4733–29.4736 (= 275d99– 275d102), MFA 29.4738–29.4745 (= 275d104–275d111), MFA 29.4749–29.4751 (= 275d115–275d117)
  • 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.