Neck-ring from a squat shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Diameter: 7.3 cm (2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1677

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained. The rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Some small fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition