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Large pottery bowl, [Type C LXI d], with two oval knobs of clay slightly hollowed beneath to serve as handles on either side 3.5 cm below rim, between these two knobs lip of bowl depressed outwards so as to form spout; coarseware, red outside and rough burnt black inside; only one handle preserved, but fragment of other still remains. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:12, 1:5


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4340 A, debris in shaft
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 14.8 cm Diameter: 39.6 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 20.2002
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Date of Register Entry
  • 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Unpublished Documents 3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. 472, fig. 285, p. 474.

    RReisner, 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. 82, fig. 112.

Photos 2