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Large [deep] pottery [flat bottomed basin] with [roll rim and short tubular] spout (cf. 12-12-567), [Type D XXXV a]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    MMA_37.6.6
  • Department
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, [chamber] (414)
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Height: 32.2 cm Diameter: 37 x 38 cm (top), 15.4 cm (bottom)
  • Credit Line
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Rogers Fund, 1937
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_12-12-568
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston accession number
    MFAB_13.3271
  • Object Ownership Information
    Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, MMA_37.6.6; deaccessioned MFAB_13.3271
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, probably reign of Pepi I
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/31/1912
  • Object owned by
    Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • Notes
    Excavated by the Harvard-Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expediton in Giza, 1912. Received from the Egyptian Government by the MFA in the allotment of finds (MFAB_13.3271). Deaccessioned by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; acquired by the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, by exchange in 1937.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA and MMA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 4

Full Bibliography

  • 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. p. 83.

Photos 8

Institutions 1