Fragments of a tall shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 55
Height x depth: 13.6 x 13.7 cm (5 3/8 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained and horizontal white veined. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The rim is plain. It is broken into three fragments. It is broken and mended. Many fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, SUB 55, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition