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Large spouted basin

Large, shallow basin with convex sides, plain rim, round base, pinched spout, and two ledge handles. Brownware with white slip. Repaired and nearly complete.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8403 (bottom) / BG. 454. 1934: 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

37.2684

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels