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Fragment of cylindrical stand

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; drilled with borer at both ends; broken and mended; half of vase missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/F. 8. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.1563

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels