Globular ovoid jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) VT, MVT/1/121/189

Dimensions

Height x depth: 14.1 x 11.8 cm (5 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1610a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is dark colored and white veined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken into four fragments. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza / M.V.T./I/21/189

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition