Fragment of a tall shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/23/NW
Height x width: 15.6 x 7.9 cm (6 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. It is white-veined. Only this body fragment from the side of the jar remains.
From Egypt, Menkaura (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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, III/23/NW, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition