Fragment of cylindrical vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 10.4 x 8.8 cm (4 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; coarse-grained; white veined; drilled with borer; part of foot only.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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