Shouldered jar

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


Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.4 x 14.7 cm (6 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.604

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster); fine-grained; wavy-lined; red-veined; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition