Fragments of a squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Width x length (a): 10.4 x 8.8 cm (4 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.) Width x length (b): 11.1 x 6.5 cm (4 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. There is no ring on top. The rim is inverted. Only these three rim and upper body fragments of the jar remain.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition