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Lid of copper bell censer (EMC_JE_67601); hammered into shape out of one sheet of copper without any joint, loop handle thicker and rectangular in section, jammed in, protruding below; heavily oxidized, handle partly corroded. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Classification
    Tools & equipment-Miscellaneous
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2006 A, chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: lid: 2.6 cm + handle = total 5 cm; bell censer bowl: 2.4 cm Width: handle of lid: .2 cm Length: stem: 12 cm; handle of lid: .4 cm Diameter: lid: 9.4 - 9.6 cm; bell censer bowl: 9.2 cm; stem min: 2.5 cm; stem max: 3.6 cm; lower end: 4.4 cm Thickness: copper sheets: ca .08 - .1 cm
  • Credit Line
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_67602)
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Object owned by
    Egyptian Museum, Cairo
  • Notes
    Censer and lid originally registered as HUMFA_36-3-59; now in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo, EMC_JE_67601 (censer) and EMC_JE_67602 (lid).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2006

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Institutions 1