Model ewer and basin

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7440 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.8 x 6.3 cm (1 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1481

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

On View

Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Model ewer and basin.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7440 Z. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date May 27, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition