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Fragment of cylindrical stand

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT / F. 8

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.5 x 9.2 cm (4 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1563

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; drilled with borer at both ends; broken and mended; half of vase missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/F. 8. 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