Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 12.8 x 19.4 cm (5 1/16 x 7 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is a brownish color. It is fine-grained. There is a ring modeled at the top. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition