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Limestone plate with holes for pesesh-kef wand and six dummy vessels; broken in two, two corners knocked off. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_13-1-536
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 2382 [(originally thought to be a tomb, but now known to be a jumbled deposit of limestone blocks from other nearby tombs)], [Senedjemib complex] court
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Width: 4.6 cm Length: 17.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.3144
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    January 1913
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2382

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 3

Unpublished Documents 2

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. 80-81, cat. 11.

    Roth, Ann Macy. "Fingers, Stars, and the 'Opening of the Mouth': the Nature and Function of the nTrwj-blades." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 79 (1993), pp. 58, 60, notes 8 and 10, fig. 2.

    Roth, Ann Macy. "The PsS-kf and the 'Opening of the Mouth' Ceremony: A Ritual of Birth and Rebirth." Journal of Egyptian Archaeology 78 (1992), p. 115, note 14.

    Smith, William Stevenson. Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1960 (6th ed.), p. 67.

Photos 5