Old Kingdom, mid to late Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, in chamber in floor sand
Height x diameter: 5.5 x 6.2 cm (2 3/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Egypt: Old Kingdom Funerary Arts Gallery (Gallery 105B)
Model cylinder basin, bored, finished by polishing by hand.
From Giza, G4340A, in chamber in floor sand. October 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition