Squat shoulder jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 4 x 7.1 cm (1 9/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.708

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is colored white and gray. The surface is rough and incrusted. There is no ring at the top. The rim is inverted. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition