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Squat vase

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Lst. Sq. 32, SUB 55/38

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.1 x 16.6 cm (2 3/8 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1138

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Limestone; white marked with black; rim modeled at top; broken and mended; pieces and whole of base missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Lst. Sq. 32, SUB 55/38. 1911: 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