Fragment of squat vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III / 23 / NW
Width x length: 6.0 x 13.6 cm (2 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; spots of opaque white; section of upper part of vase only.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition