Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 11.1 x 19.9 cm (4 3/8 x 7 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It is colored green and black. It is very heavy. The base is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. Marks of tools used in manufacture are visible. It is partially worked. 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