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[Half of] limestone offering case, [fits 12-12-128]; yellow wash inside and out; broken in pieces, nearly complete // a number of fragments of similar cases // fragments of plaster jar stoppers. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:10

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-129
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Models
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 Z
  • Material
    Limestone, plaster
  • Dimensions
    Height: case: 5.5 cm Width: case: 23 cm Length: case: 44 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 13.4323a-b, 47.2064, 47.2096
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/11/1912
  • Remarks
    MFA 13.4323a-b = 12-12-128 (lower half) + 12-12-129 (upper half). MFA 47.2064 = six non-fitting fragments of upper and lower halves (incomplete) of food offering case(s) for goose. MFA 47.2096 = five fragments (1 fragment composed of 3 fitting pieces) of upper and lower halves (incomplete) of food offering cases for joints of meat.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • D'Auria, Sue, Peter Lacovara, and Catharine H. Roehrig. Mummies & Magic: The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988, pp. 93-94, cat. 26.

Photos 2