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Fragment of cylindrical vase

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 301

Dimensions

Width x length: 5.6 x 10.5 cm (2 3/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1250

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; broken and mended; section of upper part of vase only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. SUB 301. 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