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Pottery model jar (cf. 13-12-13), [Type B LVI]; ordinary brown ware. Flat expanding base, slightly constricted body, wide flat shoulders, constricted collar, expanded neck, straight cylindrical rim, evidence of surface smoothing during construction, slightly coarse texture, small losses to base and expanded ridge at neck. Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    PMAE_5882
  • Department
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4540 A
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    HUMFA object register: Height: 11.9 cm Diameter: 6.3 cm Peabody Museum record: H 11.9 x diam. 6.2 cm; measurement of opening 3.9 cm; representative wall thickness 0.4 cm; measurement from base to shoulder 8 cm; measurement of expanded neck 5.4 x 5.45 cm
  • Credit Line
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_13-12-17
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology number
    43-42-50/5882
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Peabody Museum, Harvard University (cat. no. 5882)
  • Date of Register Entry
    12/12/1913, 12/13/1913, 12/14/1913
  • Object owned by
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4540

    • 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Unpublished Documents 3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. 481.

    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. 78, fig. 101.

Photos 2

Institutions 1