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Shoulder jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .089 H. .105 W.

Accession Number

11.661a-b

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Brownish-black; perforation on shoulder for spout; separate spout of pottery; broken and mended; pieces and foot missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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 Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition