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Thirty boxes (and loose scraps) of gold leaf, silver, faience inlay, copper, wood, plaster, and mud from tomb of Hetepheres.

Details

  • ID
    EMC_TR_18.4.47.5
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Unclassified
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X
  • Material
    Various
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Period
    Old Kingdom
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Excavator
    George Andrew Reisner, American, 1867–1942
  • Notes
    From excavations of George Reisner. "Residue awaiting reconstruction. Brought in from Reisner's camp (April 1947). All labelled by Dows Dunham, and listed in the file with chief Kaaper[?]."
  • Remarks
    RELATED CONSTITUENT(S): George Reisner; RELATED SITE(S): G 7000 X; RELATED MEDIA: EMC_TR_IX_Sp161LR

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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.

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