Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 6.2 x 4.1 cm (2 7/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Fine-grained; wavy-lined; good condition; solid; rim nicked. Flat bottomed model vase.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT. 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