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Flat-bottomed basin

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One of eleven model dishes. The other 10 are 14.990.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4631 B. January,1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1921: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 4–early Dynasty 5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.7 x 5.0 cm (1 1/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.3093

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels