Tall, shouldered jar with cusp rim
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Mycerinus Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 15 x 12 cm (5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained stone with horizontal wavy white bands and black veins. Small pieces are missing.
From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition