Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 5 x 11.7 cm (1 15/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is hard, fine-grained, and light-colored. The rim, which is broken off the jar, is rolled and everted. 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