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Alabaster model offering vessels: e) one small model jar, [Type XVI a]. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4610 A, chamber, in SE recess
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.7 cm Diameter: max: 3.6 cm; rim: 2.2 cm; base: 2.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
  • Date of Register Entry
  • 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.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4610

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 520, fig. 323.

    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. 97.

Photos 4