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Pottery [bent-sided roll-rim bowl] (cf. 12-12-556), [Type C XXX a]; contains mass of string net (12-12-565) and bivalve shell (12-12-566). Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_12-12-564
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2381 A, [chamber] (410)
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 13.3278
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Pepy II
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/31/1912
  • Remarks
    Object in pottery bowl originally identified as "copper dish" but remark in entry 12-12-566 corrects identification, "on removing part of net and taking out object 566 it was found to be a shell not a dish".
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2381

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 5

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. 80.

Photos 2