Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 6.1 x 15.4 cm (2 3/8 x 6 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It has a high shoulder. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. The stone is fine, hard, and light-colored. It is veined with black. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
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