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Complete pottery [bread mold], [Type F XXV]; red ware; edge broken, mended. Illustration: Yes. Illustration scale: 1:2

Details

  • ID
    PMAE_5877
  • Department
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Debris at NE corner of mastaba G 5130
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    HUMFA object register: Height: 20 cm Diameter: rim: 23.4 cm; base: 15 cm Peabody Museum record: H 17.4 x W 23 x D 23.4 cm (W and D are diameter dimensions); representative rim thickness 1.7 cm
  • Credit Line
    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_35-8-58
  • Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology number
    43-42-50/5877
  • Date of Register Entry
    08/22/1935
  • Notes
    There is one (unaccessioned) pottery bread mold in collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston which was mistaken for HUMFA_35-8-58; correct field number and provenance for the MFA mold is unknown. 35-8-58 is actually in the collection of the Peabody Museum, Harvard, PMAE_5877.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5130

    • 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. 88, fig. 132.

Photos 2