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Fragments of shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/I/301/274

Dimensions

Overall: 5.3 x 7.4 cm (2 1/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1618a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; white-veined; small sections of upper part of jar only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple MVT/I/301/274. 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