Identification
ID in this catalogue WCO 19
Type Outflow water clock 
Current Location Oriental Institute Museum, Chicago 
Catalogue Numbers OIM 16875 
Provenance Egypt  
Date

Ptolemaic Period, reign of Ptolemy II, 284-246 BCE

Dimensions

Height 52.5 cm; diameter 67 cm 

Material Limestone, carnelian beads 

Condition

Unfinished 
Publications

Quagebauer (1971)

Quagebauer (1980)

Teeter (2003)

Ritner (2016)

Content
External registers  Single Register
External upper band of text  
External lower band(s) of text  
Exterior Astronomical Diagram

 

Rim  
Interior markings

Yes, twelve columns of holes present, some containing carnelian beads. 

 
Other features  
Notes

See also the entry in: Schomberg, A., Berlin Waterclock Project, ID 37 Oriental Institute 16875, 2019, Edition Topoi, DOI: 10.17171/2-10-31

Images

See Ritner (2016).