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Smaller pottery wine jar [(shoulder jar)], [Type A II b]; WSR ware; unbroken, complete. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X, Hetepheres I, 748
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29 cm Diameter: max: 18.9 cm; rim: 9.3 cm Weight: 1454 g
  • Credit Line
    Grand Egyptian Museum
  • Journal d'Entree number
  • Cairo Special Register number
  • Hetepheres findspot number
  • Previous Number
  • Object Ownership Information
    In the collection of: Grand Egyptian Museum (GEM_6370, formerly EMC_JE_67758)
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
  • Notes
    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
    WSR = imitation of tufl ware in RW (red ware) or RBrW (red-brown ware) covered with light colored slip or wash

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Unpublished Documents 2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, pp. 63-64, fig. 58.

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