Skip to main content
This site is under construction. Thank you for your patience.

A number of pottery offering dishes: (1) thirty-eight (shallow like 13-10-23), [Type D LXXIX a], some whole and some broken; (2) deeper and of narrow width, [Type D LXXIX b] [(quantity unspecified)]; (3) miscellaneous fragments of about twenty-six others of various forms. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4340 A, debris in shaft
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: 1) ca 8.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 20.1912, 20.1913
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    Two pottery model dishes accessioned as MFA 20.1912, 20.1913; additional forty-three pottery model dishes located in MFA inventory (unaccessioned).
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4340

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 5

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 472, fig. 285, 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. 87, fig. 127.

Photos 2