Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 7.5 x 11 cm (2 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The rim is everted. The stone is hard and coarse grained. It is colored light brown. There are imperfections on the surface. There is no ring at the top. It is complete.
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