Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 8.1 x 18.2 cm (3 3/16 x 7 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It has a high shoulder and small mouth. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. The ring is present. It is colored light gray and streaked with dark gray. The stone is fine-grained. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
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