Identification
ID in this catalogue WCO 4
Type Outflow water clock 
Current Location
Fragment a: The State Hermitage Museum
Fragment b: National Museum of Naples 
Catalogue Numbers

Fragment a: ДВ-2507

Fragment b: 2327 

Provenance Egypt 
Date 332-323 BCE
Dimensions

Fragment a: Height 33.5 cm

Fragment b: Height 13.7 cm; width 16.7 cm; depth 5.5 cm

Material Granodiorite

Condition

Two fragments, currently in different locations
Publications

Kircher (1654)

Golenischeff (1891)

Wiedemann (1901)

Borchardt (1920)

Шолпо (1939)

Roullet (1972)

Lembke (1994)

Bolshakov (2005)

Lodomez (2007)

Content
External registers Single Register
External upper band of text Yes
External lower band(s) of text Yes
Exterior Astronomical Diagram No
Rim Unknown 
Interior markings Two partial columns of dots visible
Other features  
Notes

See also the entries in:

Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 17 Hermitage 2507a, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-9 [Fragment a] (Berlin cast of this object is ID 3.)
Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 25 Naples, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-18 [Fragment b] (Berlin cast of this object is ID 12.)

Images

Fragment a: Hermitage Museum Website The fragment is on display in Room 100 and can be seen in the Museum website's panaroramic views of that room.

Fragment b: see Lodomez (2007)

 

Identification
ID in this catalogue WCO 5
Type Outflow water clock 
Current Location

Brooklyn Museum, New York

Catalogue Numbers 57.21.1
Provenance Egypt 
Date 332 BCE - 305 BCE
Dimensions 10 x 4 x 13.8 cm 
Material Granodiorite?

Condition

Incomplete: only one small fragment is known to survive
Publications Lodomez (2007) 
Content
External registers Probably single register
External upper band of text Yes
External lower band(s) of text Unknown
Exterior Astronomical Diagram Probably not
Rim Unknown - the fragment contains part of the rim but no images of the top surface have been obtained.
Interior markings Unknown - no images of the interior surface have been obtained.
Other features  
Notes

Brooklyn Museum Collection online record: https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/72833

See also the entry in: Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 27 Brooklyn , 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-20

Images

 WCO 5 Fragment. Black and white photo showing part of a band of text and the headgear of two figures.

Fragmentary Water Clock, 332 B.C.E.-305 B.C.E. Basalt, 3 15/16 x 1 9/16 x 5 7/16 in. (10 x 4 x 13.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Anonymous gift, 57.21.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.57.21.1_negA.jpg)

 

Identification
ID in this catalogue WCO 8
Type Outflow water clock 
Current Location

Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts, Moscow

Catalogue Numbers I.1.a.5955 
Provenance Egypt, unknown location
Date 332-330 BCE
Dimensions Height 19 cm; width 17 cm; thickness 3 cm
Material Granite or granodiorite

Condition

Fragment
Publications Hodjash and Berlev (1982, 185)
Content
External registers Small portion of two preserved, likely to be three originally
External upper band of text Unknown 
External lower band(s) of text Unknown
Exterior Astronomical Diagram Present, with only a small part preserved, encompassing parts of two lunar months (lower register) and three circumpolar attendant deities (middle register)
Rim Unknown
Interior markings Yes, columns of dots of which two are partially preserved
Other features  
Notes

See also the entry in: Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 20 Pushkin 5955, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-13 (Berlin cast of this object is ID 8.)

Images

 

 

Identification
ID in this catalogue WCO 9
Type Outflow water clock 
Current Location Ephesus Archaeological Museum - Selçuk
Catalogue Numbers Unknown
Provenance Ephesus (Tetragonos Agora area)
Date Possibly from the reign of Ptolemy II, c. 250 BCE
Dimensions Height 19.2 cm; width 35.7 cm
Material Basalt

Condition

One fragment only
Publications Langmann et al. (1984) 
Content
External registers Probably one
External upper band of text Unknown 
External lower band(s) of text Two
Exterior Astronomical Diagram Probably not
Rim Unknown
Interior markings Three partial month scales, with ankh, djed, and was-sceptre decoration
Other features  
Notes

See also the entry in: Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 19 Ephesos, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-11

Images

See Langmann et al. (1984)