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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, I/363

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.7 x 7.3 cm (3 13/16 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1656

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; drilled with borer; broken, most of vase missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I/363. 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