Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 4.7 x 13 cm (1 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. It is broken and mended. The stone is wavy-lined with a streak of red. It is complete.
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