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Base fragment of faience ushabti, [Type III 2d, (probably Ptolemaic)] (part of group of 12+ [corrected to read 19+] ushabtis including 25-2-197, 25-2-200, 25-2-201, 25-2-202, 25-2-205, 25-2-206, 25-2-207, 25-2-214, 25-2-217, 25-2-221, 25-2-223, 25-2-225, 25-2-226, 25-5-227, 25-2-228; 25-2-__ + 25-2-207 +(?) 25-2-225 join); this ushabti (25-2-227) mold ii; [combined: mold i: molded, back blade-dressed, greenish core, no basket on left shoulder, no true pedestal; mold ii: molded, back blade-dressed, soft-baked pale paste, grey and(?) brownish core, face round, lappet indicated by cut, basket indicated by horizontal nicks on left shoulder, indeterminate pedestal at feet; mold iii: molded, blade-dressed, hard-baked drab paste, glaze probably once blue, now nearly white, indistinct pilaster at back; mold i = 8+ uninscribed, mold ii = 3+ uninscribed, mold iii = 1+ (one specimen of this type, fragment of feet and pedestal only) uninscribed, total = 12+ (these totals do not include additional ushabtis that brought final total up to 19+)]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-2-227
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Ushabtis and ushabti boxes
  • Findspot
    N of pit G 7631 B
  • Material
    Faience
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.4 cm; [mold i (originally ?): 7.7 cm; mold ii (originally ?): 9.5 cm]
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/06/1925
  • Remarks
    25-2-119, 25-2-178, 25-2-229 incorrectly referenced in this concordance of ushabtis; 25-2-197 through 25-2-228 (not including 25-2-212, which was omitted from register) are all fragments of ushabtis from G 7631 B (provenance according to concordance), some of those from this group of fragments that are not specifically listed among the concordance may be the three incorrectly identified fragments.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7631

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 2