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Pottery [shoulder] jar, [Type] A VI or B XVII; hard red ware, broken section red, red wash, a few hematite specks on both surfaces, pebble burnished, rough inside; bottom part missing, but fragment of pointed base shows shape. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4340 A, debris in shaft
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.2+ cm Diameter: max: 17 cm; rim: 9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.5595
  • 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Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 475.

Photos 2