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Lower part of limestone offering case for goose (cf. 12-12-116, 12-12-49) [upper half is MMA_37.6.3b]; yellow wash inside and out; broken in six pieces, part missing. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    MMA_37.6.3a
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Models
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 Z
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 8 cm Width: 18+ cm Length: 29 cm
  • Credit Line
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1937
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_12-12-119
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_13.4318
  • Object Ownership Information
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MMA_37.6.3a; deaccessioned MFAB_13.4318
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, probably reign of Pepi I
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/11/1912
  • 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_13.4318). Deaccessioned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, by exchange in 1937.
  • Remarks
    MMA_37.6.3a + MMA_37.6.3b: HUMFA_12-12-119 = MFAB_13.4318 (deaccessioned) + HUMFA_12-12-114 = MFAB_13.4314 (deaccessioned)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA and MMA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

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