Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Height x diameter: 10.5 x 7.2 cm (4 1/8 x 2 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained cylindrical vase with a splay foot. Its distinguishing features include wavy lines and two red veins. Some pieces are missing.
From 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