Fragment of squat vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Dynasty 4, 6.8 x 4.5 cm (2 11/16 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; opaque white; small section of upper part only.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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