Fragments of squat vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/23/NW
A) Width x length: 11.4 x 9.0 cm (4 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; coarse-grained; red veined; much broken; many pieces missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/23/NW. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition