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Pottery [shoulder] jar, [Type A II b]; red polished ware, white wash outside, remains of mud sealing on shoulder; complete, partly filled with mud and (?). Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_35-4-21
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2000 B, chamber I, [on chamber floor E of burial]
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Height: 35.6 cm Diameter: max: 20.6 cm; rim: 9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Date of Register Entry
    04/15/1935
  • Remarks
    This pottery jar is from chamber I (not chamber II, which was empty), see diary Vol.27.p.037

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2000

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, p. 415, fig. 237, p. 416.

    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. 69.

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