Shouldered jar fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, S. Sh. J. 45

Dimensions

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Accession Number

11.451

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Half of an alabaster jar with a high shoulder. The base is flat, and the rim is plain and inverted. There is a hole in the body. It is incomplete.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, S. Sh. J. 45. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition