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[Half of] limestone offering case for leg of beef [other half is MMA_37.6.5b]; yellow wash inside and out; three pieces, end broken off, missing. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    MMA_37.6.5a
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Models
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2385 A (assumed to be associated with mastaba G 2374), debris in shaft
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 13 cm Width: 24 cm Length: 50+ cm
  • Credit Line
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1937
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_12-12-74
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_13.4308
  • Object Ownership Information
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MMA_37.6.5a; deaccessioned MFAB_13.4308
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, First half of Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/10/1912
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Notes
    Excavated by the Harvard-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expediton in Giza, 1912. Received from the Egyptian Government by the MFA in the allotment of finds (MFAB_13.4308). Deaccessioned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, by exchange in 1937.
  • Remarks
    G 2385 A first excavated in 1912 and reexcavated in 1935. MMA_37.6.5a + MMA_37.6.5b: HUMFA_12-12-74 = MFAB_13.4308 (deaccessioned) + HUMFA_12-12-75 = MFAB_13.4309 (deaccessioned)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA and MMA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 2

  • G 2374

    • Site Name Western Cemetery
  • G 2385

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Photos 7

Institutions 1