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Fragments of squat vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

A) Width x length: 6.0 x 9.1 cm, B) Width x length: 6.3 x 8.2 cm

Accession Number

11.1691a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine and coarse-grained; red-veined; sections of upper part of vase only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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