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Specimen of mortar from the Great Pyramid

Details

  • ID
    MMA_23.187
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Raw materials & by-products
  • Findspot
    Khufu Pyramid
  • Material
    Mortar (shell, quartz, bricks)
  • Dimensions
    L. 11.6 cm (4 9/16 in.); W. 11 cm (4 5/16 in.); D. 4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)
  • Credit Line
    MMA, Anonymous Gift, 1924
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art

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