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Limestone cone-shaped plummet; small hole may represent (ineffectual) attempt to make perforation for passing string through for suspension; upper portion split off. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_13-10-19
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tools & equipment-Weights and measures
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4340 A, debris in shaft
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 5.5 cm Width: base: 5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.5586
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Date of Register Entry
    10/21/1913
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4340

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 472-473, fig. 285.

Photos 2