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Large pottery [round bottomed] bowl with lip [spout] and two handles, [Type C LXI d]; RBrW (red brown ware); broken, mended. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    PMAE_5869
  • Department
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X, Hetepheres I, 1422(62)
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Overall: Height: 19.2 cm Diameter: 48 cm; max: 50 cm Measurement of largest fragment: H 51 x W 38 x D 19 cm Representative wall thickness 1.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
  • Hetepheres findspot number
    HH_1422(62)
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology number
    43-42-50/5869
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_34-4-25
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, Khufu
  • Notes
    This jar was given overall Hetepheres findspot number HH_1422(62), but multiple additional numbers are visible in Peabody Museum photos (writen on the various fragments), including: 1078(25), 1078(28), 1078(29), 1078(30) (?), 1078(36), 1171(21), 1189(18), 1189(51), 1191(28), 1191(29), 1191(112), 1193(42), 1289(25), 1417(34), 1418(127), and 1422(61).

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Unpublished Documents 2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. 66.

Photos 2