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Fragments of squat vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ I/ 303/ 279

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.5 x 14.5 cm (1 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1651a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; very coarse-grained; broken and mended; sections of upper part of vase only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ I/ 303/ 279. 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