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Sixty-seven small alabaster offering saucers, two main types [Type IX a and Type X a, and some Type X b]; some very fine translucent also veined and opaque, bored, rubbed. Illustration: Yes


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2353 B, [chamber]
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: 4.2 - 6.2 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 13.3087-13.3090, 13.3111-13.3118, 13.3339-13.3393
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    Sixty-seven alabaster model dishes accessioned as MFA 13.3087–MFA 13.3090, MFA 13.3111–MFA 13.3118, and MFA 13.3339–MFA 13.3393.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2353

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 1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. 99, 100.

    Simpson, William Kelly. Mastabas of the Western Cemetery, Part 1: Sekhemka (G 1029); Tjetu I (G 2001); Iasen (G 2196); Penmeru (G 2197); Hagy, Nefertjentet, and Herunefer (G 2352/53); Djaty, Tjetu II, and Nimesti (G 2337X, 2343, 2366). Giza Mastabas 4. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1980, p. 37, pl. LXc.

Photos 6