Fragments of cylindrical vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Object Place: Egypt, Giza; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12
Height x width: 4.6 x 5.7 cm (1 13/16 x 2 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; drilled with borer; broken and mended; section of foot only.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12. 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