Squat shouldered jar with handles
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Pyramid Temple
Height x width: 11.5 x 16.9 cm (4 1/2 x 6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is colored greenish-black and white. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The rim is wide and flattened. 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