Tall ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 13.5 x 8.6 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone has large crystals included. The rim is modeled. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition