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Large basin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself

Accession Number

33.1033

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: extremely large basein
Profile: straight sided; thick walled
Rim type: missing
Base: wide, flat
Surface Condition: white slip
Vessel Condition: eight total fragments; incomplete
Decoration:
Other: extremely thick plaster on interior from previous repair; very thick black margins

Provenance

From Giza, G 2120 A, debris of pit itself. 1933: 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