Shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2625–2500 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.5 x 9.9 cm (4 1/2 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.595

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Limestone; gray spotted with dark gray; handles modeled on shoulders; broken and mended.

Provenance

From the Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition