Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x width: 8.6 x 13.4 cm (3 3/8 x 5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The lower body has large crystals. There is a ring at the top. The rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. There are fragments missing.
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