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Limestone double mold of a bird (crouching Nile goose)

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_27440
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tools & equipment-Molds
  • Findspot
    Giza, found in situ in a 6th dynasty tomb of Atetkaf (?)
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    13 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_1/13443
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_7/22515
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    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. Hence this object is EMC_SR_1/13443. The SR numbering was then ammended to the proper section 7 sequence, and it was given number EMC_SR_7/22515.
  • Remarks
    RELATED SITE(S) Atetkaf; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_Sp262-263lr

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