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Eight baskets full of potsherds: a) pottery [flat bottomed] basin with roll rim and [open] spout, [Type D XXXV c]; RW (red ware). Illustration: Yes

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_37.2714
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2200 (= G 5080) C, debris of pit itself
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Diameter: ca 60 cm
  • Credit Line
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts excavation number
    HUMFA_33-1-59a
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 37.2714
  • Date of Register Entry
    01/13/1993, 01/14/1933
  • Notes
    Eight baskets of fragments (total number of vessels unknown) originally registered as HUMFA_33-1-59. One fragmentary spouted basin (restored) in collection of Museum of Fine Arts, Boston (MFAB_37.2714). Other spouted basins (some repaired, incomplete) MFA owned (unaccessioned). One in collection of Egyptian Museum, Cairo (EMC_JE_67613).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 5080

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 6

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. 84.

Photos 4