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Fragments of cylindrical vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/23/NW

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.6 x 8.7 cm (3 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1569a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; red-veined; broken and mended; most of vase missing.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition