Fragment of a tall ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12
Legacy dimension: .206 H. .146 W.
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; rim modeled at top; broken and mended; part of vase only.
From Egypt: Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12 Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition