Globular shouldered jar with lug handles
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 9.5 x 12.2 cm (3 3/4 x 4 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Porphyry vessel in an Early Dynastic Period style; handles are modeled on the shoulder. A small piece is missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition