Rim fragments of a tall shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Menkaura) VT, 4. S. B. 10, SUB 307

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.6 x 11.9 cm (3 x 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1638.1-4

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained, wavy-lined, and white-veined. The rim is plain, and the base is missing. It is broken into four fragments. It is broken and mended. Many 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, 4. S. B. 10, SUB 307, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition