Miniature globular jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Dim. 14
Height x width: 4.2 x 3.3 cm (1 5/8 x 1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is wavy-lined and fine-grained. There is no base. The rim is badly nicked, and a piece is missing from the side.
From Egypt, 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 (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Dim. 14, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition