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Fragments of cylindrical vase

Alabaster; coarse-grained; part of handle on shoulder; broken and mended; most of vase missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ III/ 10/ 16. 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

11.1632a-c

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels