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Fragments of shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I/379

Dimensions

Height x width: 11.4 x 13.1 cm (4 1/2 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1605

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; coarse-grained; white-veined; over half of vase missing. Fragment hold numbers 11.1605a and 11.1605b.

Provenance

From GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I/379. 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