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Alabaster model offering dish, with mark in ink on the bottom.


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2340 (=G 5480) A, debris of chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    3.9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Notes
    Six alabaster model dishes originally registered as HUMFA_33-2-192; five in the collection of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (unaccessioned); one in the Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM_8019, formerly EMC_JE_60552).
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S): G 2340 Pit A; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_60552; EMC_SR_2.1222; HU-MFA_33-2-192

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5480

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Manuelian, Peter Der. "A Dig Divided: The Giza Mastaba of Heti, G 5480 (Giza Archives Gleaning IV)." In Zahi Hawass, Peter Der Manuelian and Ramadan Hussein, eds. Perspectives on Ancient Egypt. Studies in Honor of Edward Brovarski. CASAE 40. Cairo: Supreme Council of Antiquities, 2010, pp. 239, 247-248, figs. 33, 34.

    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, pp. 99, 100, 102.