Tall ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza
Legacy dimension: .149 H. .121 W.
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; narrow, horizontal bands; 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition