Slender ovoid jar (Flask)
Late Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub-56-253
Maximum diameter: 12.1 cm; Height of preserved portion: 26 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Slender ovoid jar with pointed base: rim missing, body preserved from base to bottom of neck. This portion of the vessel was hand made and covered on the exterior surface with a cream slip.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub-56-253. Excavated by the Harvard University-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