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Deep basin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .496 m. Diameter at top .472 m.

Accession Number

37.2727

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, deep basin with thick walls, flattened rim and flat base. Incised line below rim; circular hole in base. Brownware with black speckling, plaster on surface. Repaired and restored in plaster, small holes in body.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. C 13569. 19?: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition