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Model basins

2 model basins.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4610 A, chamber. 1915: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.9 x 3.9 cm (1 1/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

15-11-50

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels