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Pottery flat bottomed basin with recurved rim and tubular spout, [(Mycerinus) Type XXXVI]; red burnish; spout broken off, plus eight other small fragments.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_47.2178
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT / I 302 sub-16/36)
  • Material
    Pottery
  • Dimensions
    Overall: 14 x 23 cm (5 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, p. 226, p. 227, fig. 77 no. 1, p. 267.

Photos 2