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Gold ewer with a spout and a flat base.


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    5.4 x 8.2 x 10.6 cm; 67 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Hetepheres findspot number
  • 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_52404; EMC_SR_1.10150; HH_1084; RELATED SITE(S): G 7000 X; RELATED MEDIA: C11234, C11235, C11483, C11484, C11485; RELATED OBJECTS: MFAB_Vol.19.p.529; MFAB_Vol.19.p.561

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Dunham, Dows. The Egyptian Department and its Excavations. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1958, p. 63, fig. 40.

    Reisner, George A. "Hetep-Heres, Mother of Cheops." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 25, supplement (May 1927), p. 25, unnumbered fig.

    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, pl. 40b.

    M. Saleh, H. Sourouzian, Egyptian Museum Cairo, Official Catalogue (Mainz am Rhein: Philipp von Zabern, 1987), cat. 30.

Photos 12

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.