Flat-bottomed basin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4631 B

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.7 x 5.0 cm (1 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.3093

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One of eleven model dishes. The other 10 are 14.990.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4631 B. January,1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition