Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Queen's Pyramid Temple
Height x diameter: 2.4 x 4.2 cm (15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained, heavy, model cylinder jar, drilled with borer and incised with hieroglyphic name of Prince Kai on rim.
From Giza, Queen's Pyramid Temple (QPT). 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