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Sixty-eight foot ends of crude uninscribed faience ushabtis of [GLYPHS] Pakherenkhonsu, Type III 2d (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_29-11-275ff
  • 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: 1.9 - 7.1 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA 29.4639, 29.4753, 29.4754, 29.4756, 29.4757, 29.4759–29.4761, 29.4764
  • 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 29.4639 (= 275c7); Pakherenkhonsu concordance (29-11-275) type d: MFA 29.4753 (= 275d119), MFA 29.4754 (= 275d120), MFA 29.4756 (= 275d122), MFA 29.4757 (= 275d123), MFA 29.4759–29.4761 (= 275d125–275d127), MFA 29.4764 (= 275d130), MFA 29.4766–29.4769 (= 275d132–275d135), MFA 29.4771–29.4776 (= 275d137–275d142), MFA 29.4779 (= 275d145), MFA 29.4781 (= 275d147), MFA 29.4782 (= 275d148), MFA 29.4784 (= 275d150), MFA 29.4786 (= 275d152), MFA 29.4787 (= 275d153), MFA 29.4789 (= 275d155), MFA 29.4790 (= 275d156), MFA 29.4792 (= 275d158), MFA 29.4793 (= 275d159), MFA 29.4795 (= 275d161), MFA 29.4797 (= 275d163), MFA 29.4799 (= 275d165), MFA 29.4801 (= 275d167), MFA 29.4803 (= 275d169), MFA 29.4804 (= 275d170), MFA 29.4807 (= 275d173), MFA 29.4808 (= 275d174), MFA 29.4813 (= 275d179), MFA 29.4814 (= 275d180), MFA 29.4816 (= 275d182), MFA 29.4818 (= 275d184), MFA 29.4820–29.4824 (= 275d186–275d190), MFA 29.4826 (= 275d191), MFA 29.4827 (= 275d193), MFA 29.4828 (= 275d194), MFA 29.4830–29.4833 (= 275d196–275d199); these foot end fragments joined with head end fragments from 29-11-275ee or 29-11-317b.
  • 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).

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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.