Spouted sinusoidal jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 12.5 x 6.1 cm (4 15/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained calcite vase with an hourglass form. It is characterized by wavy lines, bands of light brown and a hole pierced at the top.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition