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Large pottery two-handled [combed ware] jar, [Type B LIV], with pot maker's mark [(potmark)]; reddish brown ware (dark interior), wet smoothed, finely ribbed surface; top missing. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4630 A, chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: about 36 cm Diameter: 18.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 19.1456
  • Date of Register Entry
    01/04/1914, 01/06/1914, 01/10/1914
  • Notes
    Ancient Near Eastern, Syria 2649-2100 B.C.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4630

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 3

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. "Accessions to the Egyptian Department During 1914 (Excavations at Giza and Kerma)." Bulletin of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston 13, No. 76 (1915), pp. 33-36, fig. 15.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 493-494, fig. 299.

    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, fig. 97.

Photos 4