Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, SUB 386, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 6.2 x 3.7 cm (2 7/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Flat-bottomed, heavy, model offering jar, fine-grained, wavy-lined, red-veined, partly worked, and in good condition. “Dim 4” written on jar.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT SUB 386. 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