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Fragments of at least fourteen pottery jars, [Type A VI]; red polished ware; partly mended, none complete. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2370 B, chamber
  • Material
  • Dimensions
    Height: 21.6 cm Diameter: max: 20.5 cm; rim: 7.8 - 9.2 cm Dimensions of jar g (= PMAE_5873): H 21.5 x W 21 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology number
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology number
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA 37.2717, 37.2721; Peabody Museum, Harvard (cat. no. 5873)
  • Date of Register Entry
  • Notes
    Two of fourteen fragmentary jars accessioned as: MFA 37.2721 (= h), MFA 37.2717 (= i); nine in collection of the MFA (unaccessioned); one accessioned as PMAE_5873 (=g). Provenance: originally identified as G 2370 A corrected to read G 2370 B (see Brovarski 2001 p.79 footnote 580 concerning reidentification of shaft from A to B)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2370

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

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. 71 (attributed to G 2370 A), fig. 86.