Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Overall (11.1164.1): 9.6 x 22 cm (3 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is colored white and greenish-black. The base is rounded, and the rim is wide and flattened. Handles aere modeled on the shoulders. There is a ring 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