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One of twenty-two model basins, similar to 27-5-35 to 66 (27.1488 to 27.1519), but with rounded rim, flat base. (27.1520 to 27.1545 or 27-5-67 to 27-5-92)

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7440 Z. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date May 27, 1927)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.3 x 4.3 cm (1/2 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1534

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels