Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 7.2 x 13.6 cm (2 13/16 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is wavy-lined with a streak of yellow-red. The rim is inverted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing. There is no ring at the top.
From Egypt, 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: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition