Cylindrical vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mycerinus (Menkaura) Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.6 x 10.9 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.658

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; coarse-grained; wavy-lined; surface rough; drilled with cylinder drill; unfinished; broken; half of vase only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition