Squat shouldered jar
Early Dynastic Period
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 11 x 17.9 cm (4 5/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is very light gray and fine-grained. There is a modeled ring at the top. The rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition