Fragment of shoulder vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 366, S. Sh. J. 52
Legacy dimension: (a) .117 H. .099 W.
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; band of opaque white; broken and mended; pieces missing.
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, III/12, SUB 366, S. Sh. J. 52, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition