Squat shouldered jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Accession Number

47.2029

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Approximately half of a squat shouldered jar of smooth white limestone, broken in two pieces. Remains of black paint at rim.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition