Fragment of cylindrical vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 7.1 x 9.0 cm (2 13/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; red veined; broken and mended; section of upper part of vase only.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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