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Upper and lower portions and other fragments of pottery [neckless shoulder jar] (somewhat similar ware to 13-10-55, but different shape), [Type B LV a]; fine brown ware, pebble smoothed, rim surrounded by flat raised molding (probably type from which model [jar] 13-10-39 was copied). Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_13-10-56
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4340 A, debris in shaft
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Width: rim: ca 8.2 cm; base: ca 8.9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.5612
  • 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Unpublished Documents 3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. 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. 76.

Photos 1