Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 7.3 x 14.7 cm (2 7/8 x 5 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. The stone is wavy-lined. There is a broad red vein on one side. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, 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