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Limestone sarcophagus, with palace facade decoration on four sides, from the tomb of the overseer of royal works, Rawer [III]

Details

  • ID
    EMC_JE_51950
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Coffins and sarcophagi
  • Findspot
    G 8310
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Sarcophagus: 2.54 x 1.23 x 0.94 m; lid: H 0.33 m
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_2/14692
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Excavator
    Émile Baraize, French, 1874–1952
  • Owner
    Rawer [III] (G 8310)
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Brought to Cairo Museum by Baraize, December 12, 1927.
  • Remarks
    RELATED MEDIA: EMC_JE_XI_Sp010-011LR; RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): Emile Baraize; Rawer [III] (G 8310); RELATED SITE(S): G 8310

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 8310

    • Site Name Central Field (Hassan)

Full Bibliography

  • Donadoni Roveri, Sarcofagi egizi 125-6 [B 40] Tav. xxiii [1], xxvii [2]; Mitry Illus. Cat. 6039. See Brief Descr. No. 6039.

Photos 2

People 2

Ancient People

Modern People

  • Émile Baraize

    • Type Excavator
    • Nationality & Dates French, 1874–1952
    • Remarks French engineer working for the Service des Antiquities who excavated around the Sphinx from 1926-1936.

Institutions 1