Squat shouldered jar with handles
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Pyramid Temple
Height x diameter: 6.5 x 10.5 cm (2 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is greenish-white and black. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. The base is slightly footed. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1910: 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition