Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 7.8 x 15.3 cm (3 1/16 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It is colored white and light gray. The stone is fine-grained. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. There is no ring at the top. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition