Tall ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Legacy dimension: .133 H. .094 W.
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Out on Loan
Out On Loan
Fine-grained; wavy-lined; irregular horizontal bands of white; rim modeled at top; broken and mended; pieces missing.
From Egypt, 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition