Model shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 8 x 6.2 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.718

Medium or Technique

Copper

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Surface heavily encrusted and damaged by disease.

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