Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.

Gold razor.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_6232
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Tools & Equipment-Cosmetic and Medical
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X
  • Material
    Gold
  • Dimensions
    0.3 x 4.8 x 10.2 cm; 27 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_52419
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_1/10135
  • Hetepheres findspot number
    HH_1159
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1925. A large portion of Special Register section 7 (volumes 13-16) was originally misnumbered, with the object numbers following in sequence from section 1 volume 4; these numbers have thus been given EMC_SR_1 prefixes, despite being recorded in section 7.
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_52419; EMC_SR_1.10135; HU-MFA_1159; RELATED OBJECT: MFAB_Vol.19.p.559

Tombs and Monuments 1

Photos 13

People 1

Modern People

  • George Andrew Reisner

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates American, 1867–1942
    • Remarks Egyptologist, archaeologist; Referred to as "the doctor" and "mudir" (Arabic for "director") in the excavation records. Nationality and life dates from Who was Who in Egyptology.