Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 9.2 x 16.9 cm (3 5/8 x 6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained. It is white veined. The base is flat, 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