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Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .096 H. .122 W.

Accession Number

11.1168

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine-grained; many vertical narrow bands of opaque white; ring modeled at top; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition