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Pottery flat bottomed two-handled [combed ware] jar, [Type B LIV], with plaster (gypsum) jar cover; special ware, potter's mark over left handle; part of left side of jar broken out and missing, otherwise complete, plaster cover not complete. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_35-7-7
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2387 A (main shaft of G 2385), chamber
  • Material
    Pottery, plaster (gypsum)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 42.4 cm; with cover 47.6 cm Diameter: max: 31.4 cm; +handles 37.8 cm; rim: 12.4 cm; base: 13.4 cm Thickness: .6 - .9 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 37.2723
  • Date of Register Entry
    07/06/1935
  • Remarks
    G 2387 A (main shaft of G 2385) first excavated in 1912 and reexcavated in 1935.
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2385

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 5

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. 76, fig. 98.

Photos 2