Fragment of shoulder vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/ 23/ NW
Height x width: 11.3 x 10.8 cm (4 7/16 x 4 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; white-veined; section of lower part of vase only.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/ 23/ NW. 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