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Rim fragment of alabaster model saucer, [Type X b], (cf. 25-12-118). Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-12-117
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 6040 B, chamber, debris inside door to pit
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: ca 5 cm (?) Thickness: .75 cm Span: 2.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.2824
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/06/1925
  • Remarks
    Two more fragments fitting 25-12-117 and 25-12-118 (which now seems part of same saucer) found 12/19/1925; fragment 25-12-117 + fragment 25-12-118 + two additional fragments = one fragmentary alabaster model dish accessioned as MFA 25.2824.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 6040

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

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.

Photos 1