Squat shouldered jar base fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.7 x 15.7 cm (3 1/16 x 6 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1195

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is light brownish-yellow marked with gray. The base is rounded. It is broken and mended. Only the base remains.

Provenance

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: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition