ID in this catalogue WCO 17
Type Outflow water clock 
Current Location
Museo Egizio, Florence
Catalogue Numbers 12290 
Provenance Saqqara (?).
Date Early Ptolemaic Era

Height 12.2 cm; width 14 cm 

Material Granite


Fragmented piece
Publications Neugebauer and Parker (1969)  
External registers Likely three, in the pattern of the Karnak water clock (WCO 1).
External upper band of text Yes
External lower band(s) of text Unknown 
Exterior Astronomical Diagram Fragment only preserves part of the top rim and upper part of top register, including a partial decan list and a falcon-headed god (the planet Jupiter). Full description of the AR1-type diagram here
Rim Unknown
Interior markings Small circles indicating hour marks 
Other features Unknown 

The object arrived in the Museum as a gift of De Grueneisen in 1930. It is not on display.

See also Schomberg, A. Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 34 Florence 12290, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-28