Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 4.5 x 10.7 cm (1 3/4 x 4 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. 1911:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition