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Specimen of mortar from the Great Pyramid

Details

  • ID
    MMA_17.6.143
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Raw materials & by-products
  • Findspot
    Khufu Pyramid
  • Material
    Mortar
  • Dimensions
    L. 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.); W. 6 cm (2 3/8 in.); D. 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)
  • Credit Line
    MMA, Gift of Albert M. Lythgoe, 1917
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art

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