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Base [(legs)] of [small] faience ushabti [(Dynasty 27-31 ?)]; [molded, soft-baked light colored paste, slightly greyish core], [cobalt blue glaze, somewhat faded and greenish], [text cut on back pilaster when paste still wet [GLYPHS]], [pilaster at back blends with shallow base pedestal]. Illustration: Yes with hieroglyphs. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-11-824
  • 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: 3.2+ cm Width: 1.975 cm Thickness: body: 1.2 cm; overall: 1.425 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.5276
  • Period
    Late Period, Dynasty 26 - Dynasty 30
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/25/1924
  • Remarks
    Ushabtis (fragments) 24-11-824 = MFA 25.5276, 24-12-515 = MFA 25.5287, 25-1-368 = MFA 25.5297, 25-1-550 = MFA 25.5301, 25-1-677 = MFA 25.5303, 25-2-252 = MFA 25.3342, 25-4-4 = MFA 25.4756 and MFA 25.4757, and possibly 25-1-678 = MFA 25.5302 considered part of same lot of ushabtis based on remnants of name (reading of name uncertain).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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