Medium cylinder jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2625–2500 B.C.


Object Place: Notes: Egypt (Giza, Menkaure Valley Temple); Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14.9 x 14.6 cm (5 7/8 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.488a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; broken and mended; two fragments; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition