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Fragment of squat vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 366

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.2 x 12.3 cm (2 13/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1586

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; coarse -grained; brown veined; section of upper part only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 366. 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