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Alabaster cylinder jar with a flat rim and base and a lid.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_6315
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Dimensions
    H 18.0 x Diam. 12.2 cm; 1972 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_52389A
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_52389B
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_1/10165
  • Hetepheres findspot number
    HH_644
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1925. Originally registered as EMC_JE_52389A (jar) and EMC_JE_52389B (lid). 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_52389A-B; EMC_SR_1.10165; HH_644; RELATED OBJECT: MFAB_Vol.17.p.389

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  • 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.