Globular ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 17.4 x 16.1 cm (6 7/8 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is red-veined and brownish in color. There are horizontal narrow bands of white. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. It is incomplete.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Mycerinus) 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, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition