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Pottery [flat bottomed bowl with recurved rim and long tubular spout], [Type D XXXVI]; soft brown ware, broken section shows dark band in middle and mud-colored strip on either side, red wash, both inner and outer surfaces speckled with black markings due to presence of hematite in wash, pebble burnished. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_13-10-30
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4340 A, debris in shaft
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15.4 cm Diameter: rim: 30.3 cm; base: ca 7.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.5594
  • 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Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 474.

    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. 84.

Photos 2