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Fragment of squat vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III / 23 / NW

Dimensions

Width x length: 6.0 x 13.6 cm (2 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1581

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; spots of opaque white; section of upper part of vase only.

Provenance

From GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III / 23 /NW. 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