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Fragments of jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ III./ 10/ 16

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: a .067 H. .134 W.

Accession Number

11.1632a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; coarse-grained; part of handle on shoulder; broken and mended; most of vase missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ III/ 10/ 16. 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