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Inscribed faience ushabtis of Psamtik, [son of Ikhetpure, born of Iset], Type III 2d, sixteen complete, eighteen head ends (one missing only feet), one middle section, ten foot ends (cf. 29-11-274, 29-11-315, 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 (inconsistent preservation, some faded, some spotted), 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; middles: six; minimum: 122, maximum: 149. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-11-373
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7757 A, room VI
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: (1) 10.2 cm; (2) 10.7 cm; (3) 11.3 cm; (4) 11 cm; (5) 11.2 cm; (6) 11.6 cm; (7) 12.1 cm; (8) 12.1 cm; (9) 11.6 cm; (10) 11.8 cm; (11) 10.9 cm; (12) 11.1 cm; (13) 11.1 cm; (14) 11.8 cm; (15) 11.6 cm; (16) 11.2 cm; (17) 11.3 cm; (18) 11.4 cm; (19-44) 10.2 - 12.1 cm; (45-70) 10.3 - 12 cm Length: complete: 10.5 - 11.8 cm; head ends: 3.1 - 11.8 cm; middle section: 7 cm; foot ends: 1 - 6.8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition MFAB_31.826, 31.2016–31.2028, 31.2055, 31.2057, 31.2058, 31.2065, 31.2069, 31.2070, 31.2072, 31.2073, 31.2076, 31.2079–31.2084, 31.2092, 31.2093, 31.2098, 31.2099, 31.2109, 31.2110, 31.2113; EMC_JE_56876-EMC_JE_56879
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.826
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2016
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2017
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2018
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2019
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/8397
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/8398
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/8399
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2113
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_56876
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_56877
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_56878
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_56879
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_4/8396
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2092
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2093
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2098
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2099
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2109
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2110
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2079
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2080
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2081
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2082
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2083
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2084
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2065
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2069
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2070
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2072
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2073
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2076
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2026
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2027
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2028
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2055
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2057
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2058
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2020
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2021
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2022
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2023
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2024
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_31.2025
  • Object Ownership Information
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/24/1929
  • Attested
    Ikhetpure (in G 7757)
    Iset (in G 7757)
  • Owner
    Psamtik (in G 7757)
  • Notes
    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). 29-11-373: complete ushabtis: EMC_JE_56876 (= 1), MFA 31.2016–31.2016 (= 274.2–274.4), EMC_JE_56877 (= 5), MFA 31.2019 (= 274.6), EMC_JE_56878 (= 7), EMC_JE_56879 (= 8), MFA 31.836 (= 274.9), MFA 31.2020–31.2028 (= 274.10–274.18); mended ushabtis: MFA 31.2055 (= 274.45 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-373 bottom), MFA 31.2057 (= 274.47 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-373 bottom), MFA 31.2058 (= 274.48 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-373 bottom), MFA 31.2065 (= 274.55 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-274d middle + 29-11-373 bottom), MFA 31.2069 (= 274.59 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-274c bottom), MFA 31.2070 (= 274.60 = 29-11-274b top + 29-11-373 bottom), MFA 31.2072 (= 274.62 = 29-11-274b top + 29-11-373 middle + 29-11-274c bottom), MFA 31.2073 (= 274.63 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-274d middle + 29-11-274c bottom), MFA 31.2076 (= 274.66 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-274c bottom), MFA 31.2079 (= 274.69 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-373 bottom), MFA 31.2080 (= 274.70 = 29-11-274b top + 29-11-274d middle + 29-11-373 bottom), MFA 31.2081 (= 274.71 = 29-11-274b top + 29-11-315d middle + 29-11-373 bottom); head end fragments: MFA 31.2082 (= 274.72), MFA 31.2083 (= 274.73), MFA 31.2084 (= 274.74 = 29-11-373 top + 29-11-274d middle), MFA 31.2092 (= 274.82), MFA 31.2093 (= 274.83), MFA 31.2098 (= 274.88), MFA 31.2099 (= 274.89), MFA 31.2109 (= 274.99), MFA 31.2110 (= 274.100), MFA 31.2113 (= 274.104) EMC_JE_56876 - EMC_JE_56879 = EMC_SR_4/8396 - EMC_SR_4/8399.
  • 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 6

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).