Spouted basin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Dimensions

Overall: 35 x 44 cm (13 3/4 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3270

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, deep carinated bowl with rolled rim, flat base, and tubular spout. Redware with haematite wash; dull burnished. Inverted cone shape with spout with an approximate diameter of 1.0 inch just under rim. Base cracked.

Provenance

From Giza, G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: 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