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Fragmentary pottery bowls and deep spouted basins, including eleven (red polished) bent-sided bowls with roll rim, [Type C XXX a], two (red polished) bent-sided bowls with plain rim, [Type C XXX b], two (red polished and red ware) round bottomed bowls with roll rim, [Type C LXVI b], and two (red ware) basins with roll rim and short tubular spout, [Type D XXXV a]; mended, incomplete.

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_35-7-44
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2379 A
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Date of Register Entry
    1935
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Pottery sherds were mentioned in excavation diary for burial chamber of G 2379 A, which was cleared July 29, 1935 (see diary Vol.27.p.083 and Vol.27.p.084); these sherds, which were not registered, were presumably reconstructed at a later date into bowls and basins shown in photographs B8712, B8713, B8717 (dated July 6 and July 8, 1936); registration number was omitted in original OR registration sequence 35-7-*; identification as 36-7-44 based on annotated prints in 1937 divisions photo box. One bowl (-44(18), see photo HUMFA_B8713_NS, 4/1) in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo, EMC_JE_67617.

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2379

    • 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, pp. 80, 83, fig. 117 (not identified as 35-7-44 in any citation).

Photos 3