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Eleven alabaster model bowls, [Type X b]. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:1


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4631 B, chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 2.4 - 2.8 cm Diameter: 3.4 - 4.5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 21.3093, 14.990
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4 - early Dynasty 5
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Remarks
    Ten alabaster model bowls accessioned as MFA 14.990; one alabaster model bowl accessioned as MFA 21.3093.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4631

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, pp. 66-67, cat. 15g.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 496-497, fig. 304b.

    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. 100.

Photos 3