Base and lower body fragment of a tall shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, I/ 363

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.8 x 9.2 cm (2 11/16 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1637

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained. This base and lower body fragment is all that remains. The base is flat.

Provenance

From Giza,Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, I/ 363. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition