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Breast [(center)] portion of [large] faience ushabti, [Type III(?) 2, (Dynasty 20-21 ?)]; [probably molded, hard-baked light colored paste, brilliant blue glaze now a little greenish], hands in relief and outlined in black, left hand grasps model wooden hoe, traces of collar, inscription (["Osiris, the City Governor..."]) in black, back somehwhat flattened and shaped at waist in shallow haut-relief, no pedestal. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-11-821
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    Street G 7000, opposite avenue G 1
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.05+ cm Width: 4.65 cm Thickness: 1.95 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.5275
  • Period
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/25/1924
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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