Fragment of a tall shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 13.9 x 12.2 cm (5 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
There is a handle on the shoulder. It is broken and mended. Most of the jar is missing. The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined.
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, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition