Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 11.1 x 8.9 cm (4 3/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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High shouldered jar of gray and black gneiss; rim modeled into a colar at top; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition