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Model basin

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, Chamber in floor sand

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.2 x 6.4 cm (2 1/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

21.2883

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Broken and mended; complete; model basin cylinder; bored; finished by hand polishing.

Provenance

From Giza, G4340A, Chamber in floor sand. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition