Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 6.2 x 10.4 cm (2 7/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is colored greenish-gray and is fine-grained. The base is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is a ring modeled at the top. It is broken and mended. Only half of the jar remains.
From Egypt, Menkaura (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