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Copper model table [with top in form of hetep sign]. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-273
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Models
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, [chamber] (59)
  • Material
    Copper
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.2938a
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepy II
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/31/1912
  • Remarks
    On model table 59 (12-12-273 = MFA 13.2938a) were model jar 60 (12-12-274 = MFA 13.2938e) and six model basins 61-66 (12-12-275, 12-12-276, 12-12-277, 12-12-278, 12-12-279, 12-12-280; three of these six basins accessioned as MFA 13.2938b, MFA 13.2938c, MFA 13.2938d; two of these six basins MFA owned unaccessioned).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number 13.2938a verified for table

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 2

Unpublished Documents 8

Full Bibliography

  • Freed, Rita E., Lawrence M. Berman, and Denise M. Doxey. Arts of Ancient Egypt. MFA Highlights. Boston: MFA Publications, 2003, p. 99.

    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. 102-103, cat. 39d.

    Reisner, George A. "A Family of Builders of the Sixth Dynasty, about 2600 B.C." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 11, No. 66 (November 1913), p. 61, fig. 16.

    Reisner, George A., and Clarence S. Fisher. "Preliminary Report on the Work of the Harvard-Boston Expedition in 1911-13." Annales du Service des Antiquités de l'Egypte 13 (1914), pl. 9b.

    Thomas, Nancy, ed. The American Discovery of Ancient Egypt. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 1995, pp. 136-137, cat. 47h (incorrectly attributed to G 2383).

Photos 4