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Tall ovoid jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .133 H. .094 W.

Accession Number

11.660

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine-grained; wavy-lined; irregular horizontal bands of white; rim modeled at top; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition