Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkuare (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 7.5 x 15.2 cm (2 15/16 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It is colored greenish-black and white. The base is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing. There are handles modeled on the shoulders. It is heavy.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. 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