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Cylindrical vase (fragment)

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 38, III/23/NW

Dimensions

Height x width: 95 x 10.4 cm (37 3/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1257a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine and coarse-grained; horizontal bands of white; part of upper rim only; broken and mended.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. SUB 38, III/23/NW. SUB 383. 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