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Model cylinder basin, bored, finished by polishing by hand.

Provenance

From Giza, G4340A, in chamber in floor sand. October 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, mid to late Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.5 x 6.2 cm (2 3/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.3095

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels