Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, SUB 389, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 3.8 x 4.1 cm (1 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Squat model offering jar with rim, fine-grained, red-veined, solid, drilling started at neck, unfinished, and in good condition. “Dim 8” written on jar.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT SUB 389. 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