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Fragments of squat vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I/21/209, III/23/NW

Dimensions

A)Length x width: 10.6 x 6.2 cm, B)Length x width: 8.0 x 5.2 cm

Accession Number

11.1730a-d

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; coarse-grained; broken and mended; many pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I/21/209, III/23/NW. 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