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Model jar

Flat-bottomed, heavy, model offering jar, fine-grained, wavy-lined, red-veined, partly worked, and in good condition. "Dim 4" written on jar.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT SUB 386. 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, reign of Mycerinus, 2490–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.705

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels