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Small pottery basin, [Type D XXXVII b]; fine hard reddish brown ware, red polished; mended from 15 fragments, incomplete. Rounded base and body, slightly constricted collar and rim, horizontal groove line below exterior rim, area of fire clouding on exterior surface. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 4822 B, shaft
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    HUMFA object register: Height: 15 cm x Diameter: 14.6 cm (?) Peabody Museum record: H 14.9 x W 19.5 x D 20.6 cm (W and D are diameter dimensions); representative rim thickness 1 cm
  • Credit Line
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology number
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Peabody Museum, Harvard University (cat. no. 5875)
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Object owned by
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 4822

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 3

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. 84, fig. 120.

Institutions 1