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Model basin

A limestone model basin.

Provenance

From Giza, G4530A, Shaft of chamber. 1914: 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.3 x 7.0 cm (1 11/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1008

Medium or Technique

White limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels