Fragment of cylindrical vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Legacy dimension: .051 H. .101 W.
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; drilled with borer; small section of base only.
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 Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition