Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 6 x 13.9 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It has a high shoulder. The stone is fine-grained and light-colored. It is spotted with dark gray. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. There is a ring at the top. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
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