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 x 44 cm (6 11/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34-4-20

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: large bowl
Profile: convex; pinched spout
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface Condition: traces of white wash 
Vessel Condition: repaired; about 90% complete
Decoration: two ledge handles
Other: tag found with object notes, “1071/16; Pl.39, B8401, top; out of BG 454”

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 19?: 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