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Small bulging pottery [globular] jar, [Type B VI]; fine red ware, wheel-turned, red wash, polished; rim broken off, but three fragments remain, which cannot however be fitted on. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1, 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_13-10-26
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4340 A, debris in shaft
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Height: 12.5 cm Width: max: 12.5 cm Diameter: base: 6.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.5591
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Date of Register Entry
    10/21/1913
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4340

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 473.

    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. 72.

Photos 2