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Limestone model offering jar (cf. 24-12-541), [Type XVI b], (one of set of model vessels, nine jars and sixty-one saucers, 24-12-541 through 24-12-558, 24-12-1007 through 24-12-1056, saucers vary between six types); [whole series once may have been colored yellow, a few still show traces, vessels cut with chisel, and in some cases with "stick borer", roughly cut grooves appear on edge of inside surface of basins (cf. 24-12-1028 and 24-12-1014)]. Illustration: No. Supplementary illustration: Yes. Supplementary illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_24-12-1009
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7132 A, [near door of chamber]
  • Material
    Limestone
  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.6 cm Diameter: neck: 2.5 cm; shoulder: 3.7 cm; base: 2.8 cm Thickness: .8 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 24.2993
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/27/1924
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7132

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 1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. 98.

    Simpson, William Kelly. The Mastabas of Kawab, Khafkhufu I and II. Giza Mastabas 3. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1978, p. 32, fig. 60.

Photos 4