Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu to Khafra
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7440 E
Height x diameter: 1.5 x 4.3 cm (9/16 x 1 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
One of twenty-two model basins, similar to 27-5-35 to 66 (27.1488 to 27.1519), but with rounded rim, flat base. (27.1520 to 27.1545 or 27-5-67 to 27-5-92)
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).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition