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Three small limestone [model] offering [jars], [Type XV a (1)]; not hollowed out completely; [one was broken and mended?], neck missing on another. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7753 A, debris of burial chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.8 cm Diameter: 3 cm; inner rim: 1.3 cm; base: 2.3 cm
  • Credit Line
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 29.2794
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Notes
    Six limestone model jars originally registered as HUMFA_29-12-167; four intact, one broken and mended, and one with neck missing. Three accessioned as MFAB_29.2794 (includes the jar with neck missing, may or may not include the broken and mended jar); two accessioned as GEM_16046 (formerly EMC_JE_56999) and GEM_16047 (formerly EMC_JE_57001). Ownership of sixth jar is unkown.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7753

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A., and William Stevenson Smith. The Tomb of Hetep-Heres the Mother of Cheops: a Study of Egyptian Civilization in the Old Kingdom. A History of the Giza Necropolis 2. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1955, p. 97.