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Vessel with Spout

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Old Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 10 1/4 x Diam. 12 1/16 in. (26 x 30.6 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Alabaster basin with rolled rim, flat-base, and short tubular spout just below the rim. The vessel has been pieced together from 3 fragments which are held together by means of some adhesive and iron (rusted) staples. The repair is probably a relatively modern undertaking. Condition: Incomplete; numerous chips and cracks; otherwise good.
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