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Pottery bag-shaped jar, [Type A LI]; brown ware, traces of white slip; mended, surface heavily eroded, small chips from rim, restored.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.1777
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 7000 X, Hetepheres I, 1255
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 13 x 16 cm (5 1/8 x 6 5/16 in.)
  • 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. 1925-6: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Restored October 20, 1939.
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (some Hetepheres pottery was registered, some was not).

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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. 64, fig. 59.

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