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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

A)Length x width: 13.7 x 9.4 cm, B)Length x width: 7.8 x 5.0 cm

Accession Number

11.1607a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; horizontal veins of white; broken and mended; most of vase 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