Fragmentary shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 16.1 x 14.3 cm (6 5/16 x 5 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. It is red-veined with spots of opaque white. The rim is rolled and inverted. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. It is broken and mended. It is broken into four fragments. Fragments are missing.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition