Squat shouldered jar with handles
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 8.9 x 15.4 cm (3 1/2 x 6 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is white and greenish-black. It is heavy. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The rim is flattened and everted. There is a ring at the top. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
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
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition