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Squat vase

Limestone; white marked with black; rim modeled at top; broken and mended; pieces and whole of base missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, Lst. Sq. 32, SUB 55/38. 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

11.1138

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels