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Lower portion of [large] faience ushabti [(Dynasty 21-22 ?)]; [hand-formed, greyish blue paste, blue core surrounded by narrow ring of light color stained on edges by glaze], [copper blue glaze], traces of inscription [between two vertical lines] down front in black, but weathered off, "Chief priest of Ptah" [GLYPHS] ([black painted before glazing)], no pedestal. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-11-518
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    [Avenue G 1], N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.85+ cm Width: 3.15 cm Thickness: 2.05 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.5261
  • Period
    Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21 - Dynasty 24
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/14/1924
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

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