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Large pottery two-handled [combed ware] jar (cf. 12-12-569), [Type B LIV]; fibrous ball in neck, small amount of organic matter; broken off at neck in antiquity. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-573
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, [chamber] (419, probably 415)
  • Material
    Pottery, plaster
  • Dimensions
    Height: 49.5 cm Width: 30.5 cm; handles: 3.8 cm and 4 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.2928a-b
  • Period
    Early Bronze Age
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/31/1912
  • Remarks
    Original OR entry description mentions broken neck and does not mention plaster stopper; jar identified as 12-12-573 (in published caption for B1680) has plaster stopper.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified // original tomb sheet number unaltered, but since 419 reassigned to 12-12-571, this is probably tomb sheet number 415

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 6

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. 76.

Photos 6