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Cylindrical vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mycerinsu Valley Temple, MVT, I/27/233, Cyl. 133

Dimensions

Height x width: 16.0 x 10.9 cm (6 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1650

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; drilled with borer; broken and mended; many pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, M.V.T., I/27/233, Cyl.133. 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