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Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2625–2500 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mycerinus Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.2 x 19.8 cm (3 1/4 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.434

Medium or Technique

Limestone breccia

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Breccia; red and brownish-white; handles modeled on shoulders; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. March 2, 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition