Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 10 x 16.7 cm (3 15/16 x 6 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is colored white and greenish black. The base is small and flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition