Model jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 5.3 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.719

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Surface heavily encrusted; small pieces broken out; no foot.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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