Fragments of squat vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ I/ 303/ 279
Width x length: 4.5 x 14.5 cm (1 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; very coarse-grained; broken and mended; sections of upper part of vase only.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ I/ 303/ 279. 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