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Fragment of cylindrical vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 383

Dimensions

Width x length: 8.1 x 12.6 cm (3 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1550

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; red-veined; small section of upper part of vase only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 383. 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