Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Pyramid Temple
Height x width: 7.1 x 21.1 cm (2 13/16 x 8 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is colored gray and white. There is a ring at the top. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Only half of the jar remains.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1910: 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition