Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 5.9 x 12.4 cm (2 5/16 x 4 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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It is high shouldered. The sides are convex shaped. The rim is inverted. The stone is fine-grained. It is colored white and gray. There is no ring at the top. It is broken and mended. A fragment is broken from the rim.
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