Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 5.4 x 9.3 cm (2 1/8 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It has a high shoulder. The mouth is small. The rim is carinated and everted. The stone is fine-grained. It is white, and spotted with greenish-black. The ring is at the top. It is broken and mended. It is complete.
From 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