Fragment of cylindrical vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 383
Width x length: 8.1 x 12.6 cm (3 3/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; red-veined; small section of upper part of vase only.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, I 383. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition