Medium: Egyptian alabaster (calcite)
Dates:ca. 2675-2170 B.C.E.
Dimensions: 10 1/4 x Diam. 12 1/16 in. (26 x 30.6 cm)
Accession Number: 37.68E
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.