Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Pyramid Temple
Height x width: 9.6 x 20.4 cm (3 3/4 x 8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained with large crystals and brown veins. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing. There is no ring at the top.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition