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Fragment of squat vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 10 M, SUB 301

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 9.1 cm (2 15/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1587

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; coarse-grained; dark colored; part of shoulder only.

Provenance

From GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 10 M, SUB 301. 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