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Alabaster model offering vessels: a) twenty-two (22) small round bottomed dishes, [Type IX a]. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_35-4-1a
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4610 A, chamber, in SE recess
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Dimensions
    Height: .9 - 1.9 cm Diameter: 3.3 - 5.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 35.2030
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/01/1935
  • Remarks
    G 4610 A first excavated in 1915 (see diary Vol.09.p.041), other alabaster model vessels removed and registered (15-11-46 through 15-11-56), these vessels exposed and photograhed (see C6948), but not removed or registered; G 4610 A reexcavated in 1935 (see diary Vol.27.p.031, Vol.27.p.032), these vessels rephotographed (see B8436), removed, and registered (35-4-1) at that time. One of twenty-two alabaster model dishes accessioned as MFA 35.2030. Twenty-one of twenty-two alabaster model dishes MFA owned (unaccessioned).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

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, p. 95, cat. 35d.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 520.

    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. 98.

Photos 4