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Pottery bowl cover, originally had two opposed flaring lug handles on top (base of only one preserved), [Type G LII a]; brown ware; broken in many pieces and mended, partially restored with plaster.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_37.2709
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X, Hetepheres I, 1022(6)
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Legacy dimension: Diameter .365 m.
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru - reign of Khufu
  • Date of Register Entry
    2575–2528 B.C.
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1925-1926: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (some Hetepheres pottery was registered, some was not). Field number 1022(6) also associated with fragments of unregistered pottery bowl MFA 47.1734.

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