Round bottomed dish
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 10.4 x 28 cm (4 1/8 x 11 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine grained and wavy-lined. Much of the surface is opaque white. The body shape is convex. The rim is plain and slightly inverted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition