Fragments of a tall shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 55
Width x length: 10 x 10.1 cm (3 15/16 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained and dark colored. It is broken into five fragments. It is broken and mended. Many fragments are missing.
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, SUB 55, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition