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Fragments of squat vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I/303/280, I 367

Dimensions

A) Length: 16.1 cm (6 5/16 in), B)Length: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in), C)Length: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1233a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; broken; large part of vase missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/I/ 303/280, I 367. 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