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Spouted basin

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Large, convex basin with rolled rim and narrow, flattened base; deep, open spout. Brownware with red slip; surface heavily eroded. Repaired and restored in plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 5989 C, debris of pit. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 51 cm (9 13/16 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2714

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels