User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Large spouted basin

Start collecting

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: large dish Profile: convex Rim type: plain with pinched spout Base: rounded Surface Condition: interior blackened; exterior black speckled Vessel Condition: repaired; about 95% complete Decoration: two ledge handles Other: tag found with object notes, "HH...

Show Full Description

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 19?: 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 44 cm (6 5/16 x 17 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

34-4-16

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels