Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 5.6 x 15.4 cm (2 3/16 x 6 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It has a high shoulder and a very small mouth. There is a ring at the top. It is white and gray mottled. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. The surface is cracked. It is complete.
From 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