Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 8.7 x 14.5 cm (3 7/16 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
It is high shouldered. The rim is inverted. The stone is coarse-grained. The surface is rough and covered with concentric bands of white. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition