Tall shouldered jar with lug handles
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 14 x 12.5 cm (5 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The base is flat, and the rim is plain and inverted. The limestone is yellowish brown in color. Lug handles are modeled on the shoulders. It is broken and mended. Some fragments are missing.
From the Menkaura (Mycerinus) 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition