Squat shouldered jar fragments
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 9.9 x 19.2 cm (3 7/8 x 7 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained with vertical bands of opaque white. The base is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. A ring is modeled at the top. It is broken into six fragments. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
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