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Two huge pottery [flat bottomed] basins [with roll rims and short tubular spouts], [Type D XXXV a]; reddish brown ware (black interior), red polished; black smoked, in fragments, incomplete. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:4

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_14-3-48
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4720 A
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Height: 30.6 - 35 cm Diameter: 36.3 - 40.1 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 14.1471
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
    03/08/1914 - 03/13/1914
  • Remarks
    One of two pottery basins accessioned as MFA 14.1471.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4720

    • 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Unpublished Documents 3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. 511, fig. 314.

    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. 83.

Photos 2