Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I-314, T 318
Rim diameter: 5.5 cm; Maximum diameter: approx. 10 cm; Height: 16.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Marl Clay)
Not On View
Tall shouldered jar with modeled rim and pointed base: missing part of the shoulder but otherwise complete. The vessel was manufactured on the wheel. After the vessel was thrown, the exterior of the jar below the shoulder was scraped and cut into the desired shape and hand finished. The jar is unslipped.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I-314, T 318. 19: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition