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Alabaster shoulder jar with two handles, in two pieces. Illustration: yes.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_41920
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkuare Valley Temple
  • Material
    Alabaster
  • Dimensions
    H 15.5 cm, D 13 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_8V/3175(?)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner, 1910. Possibly EMC_SR_8V/3175; SR entry gives this JE number, but describes the object as a "lid", diam. 11.5 cm; perhaps this is the rim of the jar, broken off?
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_VIII_sp103LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S): Menkaure Valley Temple

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People 1

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.

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