Model cylinder jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, SUB 399, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 6.4 x 3.5 cm (2 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
One model, cylinder jar, with curved sides, fine-grained, wavy-lined, partly drilled with borer, and in good condition. “Dim 7” written on jar.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT SUB 399. 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