Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, I 62, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 5.4 x 3.5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Large-grained, flat-bottomed, model offering jar, partly drilled with borer. “Dim 5” written on jar.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT I 62. 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