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Pottery [vessel] (cf. 25-2-350); [wheel-made, straw tempered], RW (red ware), [white wash], [demotic] inscription, [inscription reads "the prayer of the priest Horsematawy, son of Pakhas"]. Illustration: No

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_25-2-352
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Pit G 7510 Z, [embalmer's cache]
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Height: 8.3 cm Diameter: mouth: 12 cm; base: 5 cm
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 25.1517
  • Date of Register Entry
    02/08/1925
  • Attested
    Pakhas (in G 7510)
  • Owner
    Horsematawy (in G 7510)
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 7510

    • Site Name Eastern Cemetery

Full Bibliography

  • D'Auria, Sue, Peter Lacovara, and Catharine H. Roehrig. Mummies & Magic: The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988, pp. 227-228, cat. 182.

Photos 4

People 2

Ancient People

  • Horsematawy (in G 7510)

    • Type Owner
    • Remarks Name appears on pottery vessel (25-2-352 = MFA 25.1517), demotic inscription reads "the prayer of the priest Horsematawy, son of Pakhas"; found in late embalmer's cache in G 7510 Z.
  • Pakhas (in G 7510)

    • Type Attested
    • Remarks Father of Horsematawy. Name appears on pottery vessel (25-2-352 = MFA 25.1517), demotic inscription reads "the prayer of the priest Horsematawy, son of Pakhas"; found in late embalmer's cache in G 7510 Z.