Sixteen faience inlays
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Width x length: 0.5 x 2 cm (3/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
These sixteen inlays are made of light green, dark green and black faience. They originally formed part of an inlaid ceremonial wine jar known as a hes-vase.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1909: 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: December 14, 1994)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition