Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple / A.Sq. 1
Height x width: 11.4 x 19.5 cm (4 1/2 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is wavy-lined with irregular veins of white. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. There is a ring at the top. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple / A.Sq. 1. 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