Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu to Menkaura
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, pit G 7550 B, in chamber debris
Height x diameter: 5.5 x 3.7 cm (2 3/16 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Bulging vessel with haring neck and flat base. Rim chipped in 2 places. Base worn.
From Giza, pit G 7550 B, in chamber debris. 1928: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition