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Roughly made limestone model dish, [Type X b], with a chipped rim and a flat base.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_16051
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 7753 A, debris of burial chamber
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    1.7 x 4.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_57004
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/1297
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_29-12-166
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • 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).
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_57004; EMC_SR_2.1297; HU-MFA_29-12-166

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Unpublished Documents 1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 5