Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x depth: 7.7 x 12.4 cm (3 1/16 x 4 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pegmatitic hornblende diorite
Not On View
The stone is black speckled with white. There is no ring at the top. The rim is inverted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
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.
Findspot Information: From Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition