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Fragments of squat vase

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


Object Place: Egypt; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 55

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.0 x 12.6 cm (3 1/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1713

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; coarse-grained; white band; section of upper part of vase only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 55. 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