Fragments of squat vase
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12
Height x width: 8.9 x 11.8 cm (3 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; coarse and fine-grained; white bands; broken and mended; most of vase missing.
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