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Sixty-one roughly made limestone offering saucers and fragments of about [seven] others, [Type X b]; some with pieces broken from rims. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_29-12-166
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7753 A, debris of burial chamber
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: average: 1.5 - 1.7 cm Diameter: average: 3.3 - 4.8 cm; base, average: 2.5 - 3.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/14/1929
  • Notes
    Object register entry for HUMFA_29-12-166 lists 61 complete and fragments of about eight other (69 total) model dishes. Actual number probably at least 70 total: 68 in collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (unaccessioned), and two in collection of Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM_16050, formerly EMC_JE_57003; and GEM_16051, formerly EMC_JE_57004).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7753

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • 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. 100.

Photos 2