Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 9.2x18 cm (7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. The stone is coarse-grained and wavy-lined. The surface is irregular. 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