Fragment of cylindrical stand
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT / F. 8
Height x diameter: 10.5 x 9.2 cm (4 1/8 x 3 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; drilled with borer at both ends; broken and mended; half of vase missing.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition