Large spouted basin

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 51 cm (6 7/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

34-4-24

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: large basin
Profile: convex, shallow
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface Condition: partial white slip
Vessel Condition: repaired; nearly complete
Decoration: pinched spout; two ledge handles
Other: tag found with object notes, “HH 1090/2; Pl.39, B8401 centre; out of BG 452; B 6-ii”

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1934: 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