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Base [(legs)] of faience ushabti [(Dynasty 19, Seti I ?)]; [hand-formed, coarse light colored paste], [thick and shiny] white glaze, inscribed in black (...em-wesert, [name possibly "Ta-em-wosret", a lady] [GLYPHS]) [(black painted before glazing)] no pedestal; [cracked in baking]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    [Avenue G 1], debris from [boat pit] [N] of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit)
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 4.8+ cm Width: 2.3 cm Thickness: body: 2.225 cm; overall: 2.6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.5268
  • Period
    New Kingdom, Dynasty 19
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Owner
    Taemwosret (in G I-a Boat Pit)
  • Remarks
    Provenance originally recorded in OR incorrect; boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b, thus S of subsidiary pyramid G I-a (G I-a boat pit), was excavated end of November 1924
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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