Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 8.8 x 21 cm (3 7/16 x 8 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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It is high shouldered. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. It is colored bluish-gray and veined with white. There is no ring 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