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Large spouted basin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu
2585–2560 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 43.5 cm (5 7/8 x 17 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2681

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Wide bowl with large spout and two ledge handles; light brown ware. Broken, mended, but nearly complete. Hetepheres I

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7000 X. 1926: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1937: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition