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Basalt or diorite dish.

Details

  • ID
    GEM_35491
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple
  • Material
    Basalt or diorite
  • Dimensions
    GEM: 6.0 x 23.0 cm; JE: H 8 cm x Diam. 23 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_41942
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/2973
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1910
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_41942; EMC_SR_2.2973

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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.