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Fragment of shoulder vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I/354

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.9 x 9.5 cm (4 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1611

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; handle on one shoulder; broken and mended; over half of vase missing.

Provenance

From GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I/354. 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