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Limestone model [saucer] (cf. 25-1-458), [Type X b], (one of set of model vessels, seventeen jars and fifty plus saucers, including 25-2-1101 through 25-2-1151, 25-2-1157, saucers vary between six types); [jars and saucers painted yellow, crudely cut in very soft limestone with tube borers, most later smoothed (?) with pebble]. Illustration: No. Supplementary illustration: Yes. Supplementary illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-2-1131
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7710 B
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 1.8 cm Diameter: 4.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.2565
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/28/1925
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, p. 100.