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Fragment of shoulder vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, S. Sh. J. 48

Dimensions

Height x width: 13.1 x 10.5 cm (5 3/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1621

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; section of one side only.

Provenance

From GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple, S. Sh. J. 48. 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