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Four middle sections of inscribed faience ushabtis of Psamtik, [son of Ikhetpure, born of Iset], Type III 2d (cf. 29-11-274, 29-11-373, and scattered examples of this set: one from 29-11-196[gg], one from 29-11-157, three fragments from 29-12-17, 29-12-86, and 29-12-117, two fragments from 29-11-35, [one fragment from 29-11-10]); handmade, fine whitish paste (but not best), good bluish-green glaze, eight or nine horizontal lines of fine indistinct hieroglyphs on front [GLYPHS]; totals for this set: perfect: forty-four; complete: twenty-six; head ends: forty-six; foot ends: twenty-seven; middle sections: six; minimum: 122, maximum: 149. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-11-315d
  • 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: 4 - 6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 31.2077, 31.2081, 31.2085
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/23/1929
  • Attested
    Ikhetpure (in G 7757)
    Iset (in G 7757)
  • Owner
    Psamtik (in G 7757)
  • Remarks
    Ushabtis of Psamtik (concordance 29-11-274). Two sets of inscribed ushabtis of Psamtik, son of Ikhetpure, born of Iset, have been attributed to two different “original” loci (based on provenances for the scattered ushabtis); however, both sets are identical (style and inscription); see ushabti concordance 25-2-236 (attributed to G 7631 A) and ushabti concordance 29-11-274 (attributed to G 7757 A). 29-11-315d (middle fragments): MFA 31.2077 (= 274.77 = 29-11-274b top + 29-11-315d middle + 29-11-274c bottom), MFA 31.2081 (= 274.71 = 29-11-274b top + 29-11-315d middle + 29-11-373 bottom), MFA 31.2085 (= 274.75 = 29-11-315b top + 29-11-315d middle)
  • 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. 277.

Photos 1

People 3

Ancient People

  • Ikhetpure (in G 7757)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father of Psamtik, husband of Iset. Name appears on scattered set of ushabtis inscribed for Psamtik. Two sets of inscribed ushabtis of Psamtik, son of Ikhetpure, born of Iset, have been attributed to two different “original” loci (based on provenances for the scattered ushabtis); however, both sets are identical (style and inscription); see ushabti concordance 25-2-236 (attributed to G 7631 A) and ushabti concordance 29-11-274 (attributed to G 7757 A).
  • Iset (in G 7757)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Mother of Psamtik, wife of Ikhetpure. Name appears on scattered set of ushabtis inscribed for Psamtik. Two sets of inscribed ushabtis of Psamtik, son of Ikhetpure, born of Iset, have been attributed to two different “original” loci (based on provenances for the scattered ushabtis); however, both sets are identical (style and inscription); see ushabti concordance 25-2-236 (attributed to G 7631 A) and ushabti concordance 29-11-274 (attributed to G 7757 A).
  • Psamtik (in G 7757)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Scattered set of ushabtis inscribed for Psamtik. Two sets of inscribed ushabtis of Psamtik, son of Ikhetpure, born of Iset, have been attributed to two different "original" loci (based on provenances for the scattered ushabtis; however, both sets are identical (style and inscription); see ushabti concordance 25-2-236 (attributed to G 7631 A) and ushabti concordance 29-11-274 (attributed to G 7757 A).