Rim fragments of a tall shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
height x width (a): 7 x 15 cm (2 3/4 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and red and white veined. There is a handle on the shoulder. It is broken and mended. Only these three rim fragments remain.
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
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition