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Basalt or breccia (?) cylindrical bowl or jar, with rim


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple
  • Material
    Basalt or breccia (?)
  • Dimensions
    H 5 cm x Diam. 10 cm
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1910
  • Remarks
    ALTERNATE NUMBER(S): EMC_JE_41948; EMC_SR_2.3051

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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.