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Squat shouldered jar

Stone vessel, collared rim, broken and mended.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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. Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.395

Medium or Technique

Pegmatitic hornblend diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels