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Fragments of squat vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, SUB 55

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: (a) .066 H. .149 D.

Accession Number

11.1729

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; coarse-grained; broken and mended; many pieces missing.

Provenance

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 Valley Temple, Giza, SUB 55
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition