ID in this catalogue WCO 3
Type Outflow water clock 
Current Location

Fragment a: British Museum
Fragment b: Musée du Louvre, Paris

Fragment c: Ägyptisches Museum, Berlin

Fragment d: Private Collection (NY, USA)

Catalogue Numbers

Fragment a: EA933

Fragment b: E 30890

Fragment c: ÄM 30508

Fragment d: None


Tell el-Yahudiya (Leontopolis) 


Estimate: 332-323 BCE, time of Alexander the Great)

Fragment a: height 44.3 cm (including attached base); width 40.5 cm (including base); depth 25 cm (including base)
Fragment b: 5 x 9 cm 
Fragment c: Unknown
Fragment d: 18.3 x 17 cm



Incomplete: four fragments currently in four different locations, with the largest fragment at the British Museum 


Budge (1909b)

Borchardt (1920)

Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais (1982)

Fazzini & Bianchi (1988)

Walker & Higgs (2001)

Stanwick (2005)

Lodomez (2007)

External registers Single Register Present
External upper band of text Present  
External lower band(s) of text Present 
Exterior Astronomical Diagram Not Present
Rim Unknown 
Interior markings Columns of dots as well as three incised hieroglyphic signs, a was-sceptre, a djed pillar, and an ankh
Other features  

See also the entries in:

Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 24 BM 933, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-17 [Fragment a] (Berlin cast of this object is ID 11.)
Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 26 Louvre 30890, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-19 [Fragment b] (Berlin cast of this object is ID 13.)
Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 14 Berlin 30508, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-6 [Fragment c]
Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 16 Private Collection, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-8 [Fragment d]


Fragment a: 

Fragment b:

Fragment c: Lodomez (2007)

Fragment d: Unavailable