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Thirteen head ends of inscribed faience ushabtis of [GLYPHS] Pakherenkhonsu, Type III 2d (= 29-11-275a; 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_29-11-316b
  • 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: 1.8 - 7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA 29.4606, 29.4607, 29.4613, 29.4614, 29.4617, 29.4622, 29.4628, 29.4636
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/23/1929
  • Owner
    Pakherenkhonsu (in G 7757)
  • Remarks
    Pakherenkhonsu concordance (29-11-275) type a: MFA 29.4606 (= 275a50), MFA 29.4607 (= 275a51), MFA 29.4613 (= 275a57), MFA 29.4614 (= 275a58), MFA 29.4617 (= 275a61), MFA 29.4622 (= 275a66), MFA 29.4628 (= 275a72); these head end fragments joined with foot end fragments from 29-11-275cc or 29-11-316c; one additional type a complete MFA 29.4636 (= "275a80" = 29-11-316b top + __-__-__ middle + 29-11-317"c" bottom), foot end of this inscribed ushabti not noted in original OR entry for 29-11-317c (uninscribed foot end fragments). Two inscribed foot end fragments not noted in original OR entry for 29-11-317c are part of two complete/mended ushabtis type 275a, these ushabtis probably account for discrepancy in total complete noted in concordance information (OR page 873) for 275a (nos. 49-78 identified as complete = total 30; however, table lists total 32 complete).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7757

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Photos 2

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.