Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 6 x 8.1 cm (2 3/8 x 3 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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It is high shouldered. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is colored bluish-gray and white. There is an imperfection on the side. Half of the ring is present. It is broken and mended.
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