Alabaster model dish, [Type X b]; first bored with cylindrical copper borer about 3 cm in diameter and then rubbed down by stone. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2
- Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Pit G 4140 A
- Diameter: 8 cm
- Credit Line
- Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
- Object Ownership Information
- MFA accession number: 13.5621
- Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
- Date of Register Entry
- MFA accession number verified
Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 461, fig. 279, p. 462.
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.
Subjects: Object register page:
Subjects: Object(s) photograph: Site: Giza; view: G 4140
Description: Alabaster model vessels from G 4140 A: top row: 13-11-5 (one of six dishes), 13-11-10 (= MFA 13.5622, two of five dishes); middle row: 13-11-8 (= MFA 13.5620, dish), 13-11-3 (= MFA 13.5616, dish), 13-11-9 (= MFA 13.5621, dish), 13-11-10 (= MFA 13.5622, one of five dishes); bottom row: 13-11-6 (= MFA 21.2620, spouted jar), 13-11-2 (= MFA 21.2836, cup), 13-11-7 (= MFA 13.5619, jar), 13-11-4 (= MFA 13.5617, dish)
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