Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 9.9 x 19.6 cm (3 7/8 x 7 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It is colored black and white. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The base is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is heavy. The rim is nicked. Otherwise, it is complete.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition