Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 8.4 x 16 cm (3 5/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It has a high shoulder. The mouth is narrow. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. There is a ring at the top. The stone is fine-grained. It is colored light and dark gray. It is broken and mended. There are small fragments missing.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. 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