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Fragments of shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.6 x 9.8 cm (3 3/8 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1604a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine and coarse-grained; wavy-lined; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12. 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