Fragment of squat vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
A) Height x width: 6.5 x 16.2 cm, B) Height x width: 3.0 x 15.2 cm
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; course-grained; white-veined; broken and mended; sections 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