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Large pottery [round bottomed] bowl, [Type C LXI c]; RBrW (red brown ware); practically complete. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    GEM_6408
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X, Hetepheres I, 626
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Height: 15 cm Diameter: 36.2 cm Weight: 2976 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
    EMC_JE_67698
  • Cairo Special Register number
    EMC_SR_1/10063
  • Hetepheres findspot number
    HH_626
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_34-4-31
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM_6408, formerly EMC_JE_67698)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
  • Notes
    Hetepheres findspot number HH_626 also associated with pottery model bowl MFAB_47.1737. Mislabeled in JE and GEM records as HH_625. Mislabeled in JE as HH_625. A large portion of Special Register section 7 (volumes 13-16) was originally misnumbered, with the object numbers following in sequence from section 1 volume 4; these numbers have thus been given EMC_SR_1 prefixes, despite being recorded in section 7.
  • Remarks
    Field number 626 also associated with unregistered pottery model bowl MFA 47.1737.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Unpublished Documents 2

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. 65, fig. 64.

Photos 7