Fragment of a tall, footed ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, B. 16
Height x width: 13.4 x 11.5 cm (5 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is brownish gray and fine-grained. The base is footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. One handle remains on the jar. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, B. 16, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition