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Large spouted basin

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Ware type: brownware Vessel type: large basin Profile: convex, shallow Rim type: plain Base: round Surface Condition: partial white slip Vessel Condition: repaired; nearly complete Decoration: pinched spout; two ledge handles Other: tag found with object notes, "HH 1090/2; Pl.39, B8401 centre; out...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1934: 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: 17.5 x 51 cm (6 7/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

34-4-24

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels