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Alabaster jar with lid.


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    33.5 x 29.8 cm; 15280 g; Diam. of lid 14.4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Hetepheres findspot 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. Originally registered as EMC_JE_52386a (= HH_1234, jar) and EMC_JE_52386b (=HH_1033, lid). Mistakenly listed in GEM records as HH_1238. 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_52386A-B; EMC_SR_1.10168; HH_1238; HH_1033; RELATED OBJECTS: MFAB_Vol.19.p.498; MFAB_Vol.19.p.504; MFAB_Vol.19.p.505; MFAB_Vol.18.p.487; MFAB_Vol.19.p.516

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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.