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Alabaster [cylinder] jar, [Type I e]; hole cut by cylindrical copper borer, bottom of hole rough. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_13-11-58
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4240 A, shaft
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Dimensions
    Height: 10.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 21.2617
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Date of Register Entry
    11/15/1913
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4240

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, pp. 66-67, cat. 15b.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 466-467, fig. 282.

    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. 94.

Photos 4