Squat shouldered jar ring

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter (complete jar): 6.1 x 13.3 cm (2 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.405b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is in excellent condition. The rim is rolled and everted. It is complete. The jar it belongs to is 11.405a.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition